Fandom

House Wiki

Psychiatrist

6,718pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry - the treatment of mental illness and diseases of the mind. Psychiatrists are medical doctors and differ from psychologists in their ability to prescribe drugs.

Whenever House's differential includes a mental illness, such as post-traumatic stress disorder or Munchausen syndrome, House often wants to refer the case to a psychiatrist as he doesn't want to deal with psychiatric disorders. It appears House has a deep distrust of psychiatrists and is dismissive of their skills. This is clearly seen in the episode Frozen where House treats a psychiatrist over the internet and, despite his obvious attraction to her and her insights into his personality, he is dismissive of her efforts to psychoanalyze him.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki