The case of Germany is a hospital case, a case for the alienist; the mania of grandeur, complemented by the mania of persecution.
The English poet's plays are a perfect storehouse of examples for the alienist.
I feel that she is likely to get an alienist in at any time.
No doctor, no alienist, would have pronounced him mad, of course.
It is possible, however, that this very opinion may be a fixed idea or symptomatic eccentricity of the alienist himself.
And yet this is just what the jurist constantly demands of the alienist.
Well, and Rodney straightened up and said, 'Is that Randolph, the alienist!'
They are the people of what the alienist calls the "idée fixe."
Why might not Allonby have deceived him as to the alienist's diagnosis?
M. Lélut knew the phenomenon among mystics whom he had observed in his practice as an ‘alienist’.
"one who treats mental illness, 'mad doctor,' " 1864, from French aliéniste, from alienation in the sense of "insanity, loss of mental faculty," a sense attested in English from late 15c. (see alienate).
alienist al·ien·ist (āl'yə-nĭst, ā'lē-ə-)
A physician accepted by a court of law as an expert on the mental competence of principals or witnesses.