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Psychiatric Aides

On the Job


Psychiatric Aides work with patients who have mental or emotional problems. They work directly with patients, helping them to do daily activities. They may go with patients to activities. They sometimes need to restrain violent patients.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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