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Definition of "psychologist" []

  • A person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing, and therapy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psychologist" in a sentence
  • "In most major institutes for gender-identity disorder in children worldwide, a psychologist is the central figure."
  • "According to a 2006 survey by the Stanford University School of Medicine, 5.8 percent of the U.S. population — about 17 million people — are compulsive shoppers, a label psychologist April Lane Benson applies to those who "spend so much time, energy or money on shopping that it's impacting [their] life in a negative way.""
  • "“Decentering” is the term psychologist Jean Piaget uses to describe the capacity to take another person’s point of view."