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psychiatrist (n.)

"one who practices psychiatry," 1875, from psychiatry + -ist.

A psychiatrist is a man who goes to the Folies Bergère and looks at the audience. [Anglican Bishop Mervyn Stockwood, 1961]

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

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Definitions of psychiatrist from WordNet

psychiatrist (n.)
a physician who specializes in psychiatry;
Synonyms: head-shrinker / shrink
From wordnet.princeton.edu