Firstly hope you are clear about the difference between Psychologist and Psychiatrist? If yes, then its good. Both are related to the mental health. Psychologist is a consulting science and Psychiatry is a medical science. Both have tremendous scope.
If you belong to the Science stream and you have PCB in your 12th, you can go for Psychiatry courses. To become a Psychologist, you need not have Science background.
Since Psychiatry is a medical science field, Psychiatrists are required in hospitals (mental hospitals), Trauma Centres, Schools. You have your own private practic
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No. You do not require to have biology as a subject to become a psychologist. After 12th, you can pursue either BSc or BA, then MSc or MA, and PhD. To become a clinical psychologist, you can do MPhil in clinical psychology. However, biology helps you study clinical psychology better. There is one subject in masters course, psycho-biology or biological basis of bahavior.
If you are looking forward to bece psychiatrist, you need biology and complete MBBS. After MBBS, you can opt for MD in psychiatry to become psychiatrist.
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Firstly, please note that Psychiatrists are mental health professionals, who are basically Medical Graduates, and hence are allowed to administer medications to their client.
At the same time, as a Psychiatrists one is permitted to individually function on their own by setting up their own clinic.
But since India is still a little skeptical when it comes to discussing Mental health issues, that they would not mind visiting nursing homes or polyclinics or hospitals, since everything or rather all services are available under one roof, so no one would know about their visit to a Psy
To become a psychiatrist , after completing the MBBS degree one can go for a post graduate degree (MD) or diploma in psychiatry.The MD course is of three years duration while the duration of diploma course is two years. Apart from these courses one can also join the DNB course organized by the National Board of Examination which is equivalent to an MD. Entry into post graduate courses is on the basis of all India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination. Apart from educational qualification , a good psychiatrist must be emotionally stable and have an excellent ability to listen. S/he
Thanks Gaurav for putting up a query.
Your question is, Do I need to be good at my interpersonal skills to be a Psychiatrist?
My answer is "YES." Interpersonal skills are crucial to be a psychiatrist.
Since Ajit and Meghna already provided detailed answer to your query, I will cover other aspects to enlighten you with new perspective on interpersonal skills.
Psychiatrists need to demonstrate knowledge. Attitude and skills necessary to develop and maintain appropriate interpersonal therapeutic relationship and communicate effectively with patient, families, and other professional colleagues
Interesting that you wish to get into the Mental Health profession.
Hope that you are aware that a psychiatrists is a Medical doctor, who is responsible for the rehabilitation of Mentally disturbed patients as well as less severely disturbed groups.
They mainly treat with the help of medications as they are doctors and through Therapies.
To be eligible for a Psychiatry course, a student must be 12th Science preferably PCB combination.
After 12th, they would have to appear for the medical entrance exam, like
- Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) entrance exam
- All India I
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Yes, It is very important to have at least a good communication skills even if we are not excellent. Communication skills is not only meant for Professionals working in the Top Hospitals but it is very essential to communicate with the patients especially.
The ability to communicate effectively is important in relationships, education and work.
Develop a ability to communicate well
A [Psychiatrist] needs to be able to communicate with many people in addition to the patient. you may require to talk to the patients family members
[A Psychiatrists is a Mental health professional]. mainly dealing with severe psychotic and neurotic disorder, as well as mild issues relating from academics to relationship issues, to work stress depression and many more.To qualify as a Psychiatrists one needs to clear 12th, in Science [stream preferably PCMB]. After that appear for [various medical entrance exams] and then [5 1/2 years MBBS course]. Post that one has to clear his MD or MS in Psychiatry a 2 1/2 year course.After that one needs to work in hospital settings or polyclinics. Knowledge of therapies or counseling would
Good question. Looks like you are a person with high aim and wish to achieve it and remain at the top.Firstly to be a Psychiatrists, you need to clear your 12th in Science stream. Thereafter, appear for entrance exams like All india premedical entrance exam, AIIMS, CET to get admission into MBBS, a 5 1/2 years course,k which also includes internship. Post that you need to achieve a masters degree or MD, for which you would again have to appear for an entrance exam and then choose a specialization , in your case Psychiatry which would be a 2 1/2 to 3 years course.After your degree, you need to
Psychiatry involves dealing with mental health issues. Mainly involved with nuerotic and psychotic disorders.As a psychiotrists you would mainly be involved in medication and counseling, whereby genrally a Psychioaitris since comong from the medical background, is mainly into drug administering and not counseling.To be a full time psychiatrists, you need to do your 12th ( 10+2) in science stream. Post that appear for various entrance exams for medical like AAIPMT, AIMS, CET and so on. MBBS which is a 5 1/2 years course, which includes internships too. Post MBBS, you need to pursue MD or master