Category: Health and Medical

The Difference Between Hydrocodone and Oxycodone

Both Hydrocodone (Zohydro ER, Vicodine) and Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) are controlled substances and can be dangerous and addictive if they are not taken according to a doctor’s supervision. Both Oxycodone and Hydrocodone are powerful narcotics, prescribed to kill moderate to acute pain. The drugs can be used to treat arthritis, back pain, pain associated with cancer, and even dental pain. …

The Difference Between Psychiatrist and Psychologist

The easiest answer to this question is that psychiatrists practice psychiatry (a medical field that treats mental illnesses and emotional issues) while psychologists practice psychology (the study of the brain and human behaviors). There are, in fact, quite a few differences between a psychiatrist and a psychologist. The biggest difference is that a psychiatrist is an actual doctor, whereas a …