What is the difference between psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy?

Difference between psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy -

Difference between psychology-psychiatry-psychotherapy

  • Psychology is a science which deals with human behaviour and psychological processes. Psychology is a combination of two Latin words - Psyche and logos which means Soul/Spirit and Science. Literally, the meaning of psychology refers to the science of spirit.
  • Those who have finished their graduation and master's degree in psychology for 4 years in psychology are called as Psychologist
  • Psychotherapy is considering the level of illness of a mental patient by counselling.
  • Psychiatrists and psychologists - both can offer psychotherapy but one through medicine while another through counselling.

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