What does psychiatrist mean?

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psy·chi·a·trist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. psychiatrist, head-shrinker, shrink(noun)

    a physician who specializes in psychiatry

Wiktionary

  1. psychiatrist(Noun)

    A medical doctor specializing in psychiatry.

  2. Origin: From psychiatry + -ist.

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  1. Psychiatrist

    A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry. A psychiatrist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who must evaluate patients to determine whether or not their symptoms are the result of a medical illness, a combination of medical and mental, or a strictly mental one. In order to do this, they may employ the psychiatric examination itself, a physical exam, brain imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography scanning, and blood laboratories. Psychiatrists prescribe medicine, and may also use psychotherapy, although the vast majority do medical management and refer to a psychologist or another specialized therapist for the weekly to bi-monthly psychotherapy.

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How to say psychiatrist in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of psychiatrist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of psychiatrist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of psychiatrist in a Sentence

  1. Antonin Artaud:

    It is almost impossible to be a doctor and an honest man, but it is obscenely impossible to be a psychiatrist without at the same time bearing the stamp of the most incontestable madness: that of being unable to resist that old atavistic reflex of the mass of humanity, which makes any man of science who is absorbed by this mass a kind of natural and inborn enemy of all genius.

  2. James Thurber:

    I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want one, for the simple reason that if he listened to me long enough, he might become disturbed.

  3. The APA:

    If mental health concerns are raised, the standard of care would result in the examining physician seeking consultation from an experienced psychiatrist who would approach the consultation with objectivity and within the physician-patient confidential relationship.

  4. Howard Stern:

    If I was Tom Brady, I would take a deep breath, I’d swallow, go and see the psychiatrist, and say, ‘Hey, I overreacted,’? because Tom put the kid’s behavior out there. It’s really Tom’s fault. And I don’t know Tom — I’m a great admirer of his physical prowess and his football ability — but don’t put your kid up on an Internet show and then get pissed when people comment on her behavior. You’re putting it out there for people to comment on. That’s what a TV show is.

  5. Tammy Faye Bakker:

    I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.

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