Psychiatrist

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The career I chose was a psychiatrist because I think it seems very interesting and it is something that I would like to maybe do in my future. This career interested me because it involves helping people and they make quite a bit of money.

Psychiatrists are medical doctors that attend to patients' mental, emotional, and behavioral symptoms. Depending on what field of psychiatry, there are many different treatments that are used. They may prescribe medicine, including tranquilizers, antipsychotics, and antidepressants. A Child psychiatrist may also use play therapy.

Psychiatrists normally work regular hours, those in private practice make their own schedule usually to suit their patients' time needs. Many psychiatrists in private practice work some nights and weekends to see patients who cannot take time off during business hours. Psychiatrists can make any where from $55,000 to $165,000 depending on where they work and wh... Continue Reading