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psychoanalyst

[ sahy-koh-an-l-ist ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊˈæn l ɪst /
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noun

a person trained to practice psychoanalysis.

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Origin of psychoanalyst

First recorded in 1910–15; psycho- + analyst
psychiatrist, psychologist, psychoanalyst , psychotherapist
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Medical definitions for psychoanalyst

psychoanalyst
[ sī′kō-ănə-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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