The Psychology of Deceit, and a professor of psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.
He is a historian of psychiatry who is a member of both the history and psychiatry departments at the University of Toronto.
These conclusions unnerved Kelley and eventually led him to change the focus of his career from psychiatry to criminology.
psychiatry psy·chi·a·try (sĭ-kī'ə-trē, sī-)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
The medical science that studies and treats mental illness and mental maladjustment. Psychiatrists treat mental disorders; psychologists study mental activities, whether healthy or disordered. In the United States, psychiatrists usually hold the degree of doctor of medicine (M.D.) and may prescribe medication for their patients.