A doctor of medicine specializing in psychiatry after postgraduate training.
Webster's New World
The definition of a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who examines and treats your mind and who diagnoses and treats mental problems and illnesses.
A doctor that a schizophrenic person goes to in order to undergo behavioral therapy and receive a prescription for anti-psychotic medications is an example of a psychiatrist.
Other Word Forms of Psychiatrist
Origin of Psychiatrist
From psychiatry +"Ž -ist.
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