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Whom do you choose a psychologist or a psychiatrist?How to decide who is the best for you?How to choose the appropriate psychiatrist or a psychologist for you?
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Ms. Hema Sampath Bangalore | Clinical Psychologist
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Hello, What is your problem first? !! A psychiatrist is a Dr. who can prescribe medicines. On the order hand a psychologist is counsellor who would analyse your problems by listening to you and give more clarity to solve your problems by yourself with a better decision taking capacity. He or she basically motivates you .
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi there...since you have not said any symptoms, it will depend on what your complaints are. Psychologist will only be able to councel you. Where as if you consult a psychiatrist, they will councel you. And if any treatment is needed, they can treat you also. So it is better to consult a psychiatrist.
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