• September 2, 2021

Doctors who take the pill to combat depression could be banned from practicing

A U.S. state health department is reviewing guidelines for physicians who prescribe psychiatric drugs for their patients to reduce the risk of prescribing them to others.The guidelines, issued Wednesday, say psychiatrists should be trained in the dangers of prescribing psychotropic medications and should take steps to monitor patients’ health and wellbeing.The guidance comes as the…

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What you need to know about the criminal psychologist certification

What is a criminal psychologist?There are four types of criminal psychologists: a clinical psychologist who is not a psychiatrist but is trained in clinical assessment and diagnosis, a clinical neuropsychologist, a forensic psychologist and a forensic mental health nurse.Each of these requires a degree, which is not the same for all disciplines.For more information see:…

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A psychologist education requirement for psychologists

Posted May 07, 2018 07:07:07 Psychological education requirements for psychologists are not as stringent as they used to be.The Australian Psychological Society has issued a new set of guidelines for psychologists and psychologists education requirements.In the document, which is titled “Psychologists and Psychologists Education Requirements”, the APS outlines requirements for psychology courses and programs.These include…

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