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Medical Psychology

Medical psychologists are the general physicians of the field of psychology, learning and applying a variety of psychological principles and treatment methods. Read on to find out more about a career in medical psychology.

Inside Medical Psychology

The field of medical psychology involves instruction in the observation, diagnosis and treatment of individuals with psychological issues through the use of therapy and medication. Students of medical psychology learn about mental and behavioral disorders, psychiatry, neuroscience, developmental pathology and neurobiology.

Education Information

Bachelor's and graduate degree programs in psychology are available in many schools. However, medical (also known as clinical) psychology degree programs are exclusively offered at the doctorate level, either as stand-alone programs or as specializations within medical degree programs.

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