Answer: No. The exception to this rule occurs in two states; Louisiana and New Mexico. In these states, licensed clinical psychologists who have received additional training (somewhere between several hundred and a thousand hours or so) in medical and pharmacological aspects, may prescribe psychotropic medication.
Answer: New Mexico and Louisianna. Florida is considering similar legislation due to a shortage of psychiatrists but the MDs are fighting it like mad. Also some clinical psychologists who work for the military or the Department of Defense are allowed to prescribe.
Answer: Psychologists earn less money than Psychiatrists make. The highest earning Psychologists make around 102,000 dollars yearly which is alot more than the lowest earning Psychologists make which is less than 35,000 yearly.
Answer: Humans are irrational, in that a strongly held belief is hard to shake even in the face of evidence to the contrary. So for many, scientific evidence that the world is billions of years old, and that modern humans have lived on earth for over two hundred thousand years, is often no match for the childhood belief that the world and the first people were created just six thousand years ago.
Who do psychologists work with?
they work with children or adults that are worried about somthing.
Answer: The job outlook is pretty good for this line of work. There will still be people with issues and problems. As the population grows, there will be even more troubled people or people who seek marriage counseling.
Answer: Do the hardest problems first. Eat healthy snacks. Work for 45 minutes and then take a break (for adults). Children may work for 15-20 minutes with breaks. Use study aids that work with you learning preferences. Visual supports for visual learners ect.
Answer: Psychology students have actually a long list of majors to take. With the recent changes in the society today, it has branched out into different sections. However, here is a list of commonly known Psychology Majors that the student can take:
1. Experimental and Developmental Psychology 2. Social Psychology 3. Biopsychology 4. Cognitive Psychology 5. Applied Psychology 6. Sports and Psychology 7. Psychology and Law 8. Behavioral Medicine
Under every Major branches out different specific sections and ideals. Example, for Applied Psychology, there exist Clinical, Counseling, School, Organization and Industrial Pscyholog.
Answer: In some states, Louisiana and New Mexico, some Psychologists can prescribe medications however these professionals have not been to medical school. The military in the US may allow psychologists to prescribe as well. Otherwise, psychiatrists (either MD or DO) would prescribe medications usually, while the psychologist would usually focus on talk therapy.
Answer: NO. Only a psychiatrist may prescribe medication in the state of NJ. Because a psychiatrist is labeled as an M.D. whereas a psychologist is not. There are only a few states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication, and NJ is not one of them. Although, many believe there is a great chance this law will eventually change, not only for the state of NJ, but for most if not every state.