What degree is needed to become a psychiatrist?

Answer To become a psychiatrist, you typically must complete eight years of education and work four years in an internship: An undergraduate degree (four-year) must be followed by a Doctor of Medicine (M.... Read More »

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What Is Needed to Become a Psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in mental issues and treatment for a wide variety of mental disorders. A psychiatrist requires a more traditional medical education than many peop... Read More »

What type of degree do you need to be a psychiatrist?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors and may have either an MD (doctor of medicine) or a DO (doctor of osteopathy) degree. Three to four years of undergraduate studies, four years of medical school an... Read More »

What Kind of Degree Must a Psychiatrist Have?

Psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals all require different training paths even though they all treat mental health disorders. Psychiatrists, however, take a decidedly ... Read More »

How many people prefer a female psychiatrist over a male psychiatrist?

A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in 1987 determined that a preference for treatment by a male or female psychiatrist might be related to the patient's gender. For example, tw... Read More »