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psychiatrist

[sə′kī·ə·trəst]
(medicine)
A person who specializes in psychiatry; a licensed physician trained in psychiatry.
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to be introduced, as it is for an alienist to testify as to the soundness or unsoundness of the mind of a subject.
The Alienist, one of the first of his 'mature' works, is a good example of cryptic social and political criticism which remains covered under an over-simple (if not simplistic) plot.
In Caleb Carr's The Alienist (1994), (40) which mentions the most deaths, many of the dead are parallel cases that the detectives study for clues.
Readers who exulted in Caleb Carr's last book, The Alienist, will find a familiar cast of characters (and many, many reminders of Carr's previous plot) in The Angel of Darkness.
Schrero ("Exposure in The Turn of the Screw," Modern Philology 78 [February 19811: 261-74) dismisses popular claims about governesses' madness, citing reports from the Governesses' Benevolent Institution, medical authorities, and an essay ("Modern Life and Insanity," Macmillan's Magazine 37 [1877]: 130-33) by alienist Daniel Hack Tuke.
8)Ellis, "Sexual Inversion in Women," Alienist and Neurologist, 16 (1895), 153.
Caleb Carr is the author of the best-selling historical novels The Alienist (published in 1994, currently being produced as a motion picture by Scott Rudin) and "The Angel of Darkness" (published in 1997).
Sara's dark past surfaces in the next episode of "The Alienist.
Gerard de Nerval was not an alienist, but unfortunately for him he was quite mad and in order to talk about madness, had only to look inside himself; it was enough for him to exhibit his intimate impressions without preconceptions or ideas borrowed from someone else.
The alienist found the same "ideas," "errors," and "passions," in the insane, intensified only "because man displays himself in all his nakedness; dissimulating not his thoughts, nor concealing his defects" (p.
Author and military historian Caleb Carr has written 11 works of fiction and nonfiction, including the best-selling crime novel The Alienist (1994) and a murder mystery featuring Sherlock Holmes, The Italian Secretary (2005).
Incest is much more frequent among men than women," wrote the alienist Charles Fere in 1899.