- A specialist who can talk with patients and their families about emotional and personal matters, and can help them make decisions.
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Psychologist — Psy*chol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. psychologiste.] One who is versed in, devoted to, psychology. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
psychologist — 1727; see PSYCHOLOGY (Cf. psychology) + IST (Cf. ist) … Etymology dictionary
psychologist — [sī käl′ə jist] n. a specialist in psychology … English World dictionary
Psychologist — A psychologist is a practitioner of psychology, the systematic investigation of the mind, including behavior, cognition, and affect. The two major categories of psychologists are those who conduct scientific research and those who work in an… … Wikipedia
psychologist — A specialist in psychology licensed to practice professional psychology ( e.g., clinical p.), or qualified to teach psychology as a scholarly discipline (academic p.), or whose scientific specialty is a subfield of psychology (research p.). * * * … Medical dictionary
psychologist — n. a person who is engaged in the scientific study of the mind. A psychologist may work in a university, in industry, in schools, or in a hospital. A clinical psychologist has been trained in aspects of the assessment and treatment of the ill and … The new mediacal dictionary
psychologist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ eminent, leading ▪ clinical, consultant (BrE), professional ▪ He is now a clinical psychologist with a major hospital. ▪ cha … Collocations dictionary
psychologist — Synonyms and related words: Adler, Freud, Horney, Pavlov, Reich, Skinner, Watson, alienist, clinical psychologist, industrial psychologist, neuropsychiatrist, psychiatrist, psychobiologist, psychochemist, psychographer, psychologue, psychopathist … Moby Thesaurus
psychologist */*/ — UK [saɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] / US [saɪˈkɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms psychologist : singular psychologist plural psychologists someone who studies how people s minds work and how this affects their behaviour … English dictionary
psychologist — See psychiatrist, psychologist … Dictionary of problem words and expressions
psychologist — psy|chol|o|gist [saıˈkɔlədʒıst US ˈka: ] n someone who is trained in psychology →↑psychiatrist ▪ a clinical psychologist … Dictionary of contemporary English