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Glossary

With the rapidly evolving technology, some terms and practices remain unclear.

This is not a complete glossary of medical terms. Our psychiatric glossary of terms focuses on terms that you most often encounter when working with BlueSky telepsychiatric providers.

The BlueSky glossary is meant as a supporting resource during teletherapy and online counseling.

Catastrophizing

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The causes of catastrophizing are unclear and may differ from one person to the other. In some, catastrophizing may be a learned coping mechanism. In others, it may be related to brain chemistry.

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Concierge Psychiatry

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As a patient, having a concierge psychiatrist will give you more time available with your psychiatrist and less delays due to appointment scheduling.

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Psychologist vs Psychiatrist

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Telepsychiatric and teletherapeutic services are equivalent to traditional psychiatry and psychotherapy.

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Telepsychiatry

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Telepsychiatry is psychiatric care where the psychiatrist meets the patient via a video call. Telepsychiatric services are equivalent to traditional psychiatric services.

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Teletherapy

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Teletherapy sessions rely heavily on conversation between the patient and the teletherapist. To enable this, the teletherapist should aim for an individualized, non-judgmental, and empathic approach to build trust between them and the patient.

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