psychiatrist

[ si-kahy-uh-trist, sahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF psychiatrist
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PSYCHIATRIST

The psychiatrist who'd muttered: "Impossible," was still muttering it.

George said he had tried to get her to see a psychiatrist but she refused.

The program is usually under the direction of a psychiatrist.

The psychiatrist can diagnose anything from rum-thirst to sudden death.

Let's face it, any psychiatrist will tell you that's enough cause for neurosis.

I should have gone to my psychiatrist and taken the fifty year course, as he advised.

My psychiatrist called once, but I sent word that I didn't need any today.

In some strange way I felt as if my psychiatrist were staring at me, as he often did.

Sort of the way Aunt Mattie shook her head after a conference with my psychiatrist.

Obligingly, the psychiatrist said, "Describe your experience."

WORD ORIGIN

1875, from psychiatry + -ist.

An older name was mad-doctor (1703); also psychiater "expert in mental diseases" (1852), from Greek psyche + iatros. Also cf. alienist.

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analyst

nounperson who examines and determines; psychoanalyst
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