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Psychiatrists

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent mental disorders.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
    • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals.
    • Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments.
    • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
    • Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on general physical condition or mental disorder.
    • Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
    • Counsel outpatients or other patients during office visits.
    • Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditions or treatment.
    • Teach, take continuing education classes, attend conferences or seminars, or conduct research and publish findings to increase understanding of mental, emotional, or behavioral states or disorders.
    • Review and evaluate treatment procedures and outcomes of other psychiatrists or medical professionals.
    • Prepare and submit case reports or summaries to government or mental health agencies.

    Skills

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Social Perceptiveness

      Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
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    Workplace Documents
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    Graphic Literacy
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    Abilities

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Knowledge

    • Therapy and Counseling

      Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.

    • Psychology

      Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

    • Medicine and Dentistry

      Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.

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    Personality

    Investigative: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Concern for Others
    • Integrity
    • Dependability
    • Stress Tolerance
    • Attention to Detail
    • Self Control

    Tools

    • Notebook computers
    • Mercury blood pressure units
    • Medical acoustic stethoscopes
    • Electronic blood pressure units
    • Desktop computers

    Technology

    • Medical software
    • Graphics or photo imaging software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Accounting software

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