Definition of psychiatrist in English:


Syllabification: psy·chi·a·trist
Pronunciation: /səˈkīətrist, sī-


  • A medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
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    • Belmarsh also had a team of mental health specialists including three psychiatrists and three psychiatric nurses.
    • Your doctor may refer you to a psychiatrist or a community psychiatric nurse.
    • Within the core Medicare system, most serious mental disorders are treated by psychiatrists.

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