from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who treats diseases of the mind; an alienist.


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  • Others there are who love, and this is no ill chance, no disease of the mind and body calling for psychiater and physician.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • 'Ware jealousy as you would' ware wire: for it no psychiater has yet discovered a balm.

    Hints for Lovers

  • Therodore Dalrymple (Anthony Daniels) spent decades as a psychiater treating exactly this sort of family-less underclass and the general experiences are quite upsetting:

    Armed and Dangerous


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