psychoanalyst

psychoanalyst

[sahy-koh-an-l-ist]
noun
a person trained to practice psychoanalysis.

Origin:
1910–15; psycho- + analyst

psychiatrist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, psychotherapist.
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psychoanalysis (ˌsaɪkəʊəˈnælɪsɪs)
 
n
a method of studying the mind and treating mental and emotional disorders based on revealing and investigating the role of the unconscious mind
 
psychoanalyst
 
n
 
psychoanalytic
 
adj
 
psychoana'lytical
 
adj
 
psychoana'lytically
 
adv

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psychoanalyst psy·cho·an·a·lyst (sī'kō-ān'ə-lĭst)
n.
A psychotherapist, usually a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist, who is trained in psychoanalysis and employs its methods in treating emotional disorders.

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