A psychiatrist is a doctor specialized in mental health and emotional disorders. They diagnose and treat mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. They use a combination of psychological therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, and medications to treat their patients.
A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in treating diseases and disorders of the nervous system. This includes the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Neurologists diagnose and treat conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease. They may order tests such as MRIs and CT scans to diagnose their patients.