- 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 — [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