Sentence Examples


  • Self-mutilation is usually diagnosed by a psychiatrist or psychotherapist upon referral from a family member, physician, nurse, or social worker who has noticed scars, bruises, or other physical evidence of self-injury.
  • In 1956, psychiatrist Erik Erikson provided an insightful description as to how personality develops based on his extensive experience in psychotherapy with children and adolescents from low, upper, and middle-class backgrounds.
  • According to psychiatrist Robert Reich, M.D., compulsive lying can be associated with diagnoses such as antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, and narcissistic personality disorder.
  • Schools that accept at-risk children and adolescents require psychological and educational testing, as well as references or recommendations from a professional (usually a psychologist, psychiatrist, or therapist).
  • The Bennetts started the practice that also includes psychiatrist Violet Turner (Amy Brenneman), pediatrician Cooper Freedman (Paul Adelstein), and alternative medicine specialist Pete Wilder (Tim Daly).