psychoanalyst


psychoanalyst
psychoanalysis NOUN a method of treating mental disorders by investigating the conscious and unconscious elements in the mind and bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind.
DERIVATIVES psychoanalyse (US psychoanalyze) verb psychoanalyst noun psychoanalytic adjective.

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  • psychoanalyst — *neurologist, psychiatrist, alienist, psychopathologist, psychotherapist …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • psychoanalyst — [sī΄kō an′ə list] n. a specialist in psychoanalysis …   English World dictionary

  • psychoanalyst — UK [ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlɪst] / US [ˌsaɪkoʊˈæn(ə)lɪst] noun [countable] Word forms psychoanalyst : singular psychoanalyst plural psychoanalysts a doctor whose job is to talk to people about their feelings and help them to understand their behaviour or… …   English dictionary

  • psychoanalyst — [[t]sa͟ɪkoʊæ̱nəlɪst[/t]] psychoanalysts N COUNT A psychoanalyst is someone who treats people who have mental problems using psychoanalysis. Syn: analyst …   English dictionary

  • psychoanalyst — noun see psychoanalysis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • psychoanalyst — /suy koh an l ist/, n. a person trained to practice psychoanalysis. [1910 15; PSYCHO + ANALYST] * * * …   Universalium

  • psychoanalyst — noun A practitioner of psychoanalysis …   Wiktionary

  • psychoanalyst — A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, trained in psychoanalysis and employing its methods in the treatment of emotional disorders. * * * psy·cho·an·a·lyst an əl əst n a person who practices or adheres to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • psychoanalyst — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. psychiatrist, analyst, neuropsychiatrist, psychoanalyzer, alienist*, psychopathist, psychopathologist, psychometrician, head shrinker*, shrink*; see also doctor 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • psychoanalyst — psy|cho|an|a|lyst [ˌsaıkəuˈænəl ıst US kou ] n someone who treats patients using psychoanalysis …   Dictionary of contemporary English