Somatist
Somatist So"ma*tist, n. One who admits the existence of material beings only; a materialist. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

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  • somatist — somatism, n. /soh meuh tist/, n. Psychiatry. a psychiatrist who considers all mental illnesses to have physical origins. [1670 80, in sense materialist ; SOMAT + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • somatist — An older term for one who considers that neuroses and psychoses are manifestations of organic disease. * * * so·ma·tist (soґmə tist) an individual who believes that mental disorders are of physical origin and are based on bodily lesions …   Medical dictionary

  • somatist — n. psychiatrist who believes that every mental disorder has a physiological origin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somatist — n. Materialist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • somatist — so·ma·tist …   English syllables

  • somatist — ˈsōməd.ə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary somat + ist 1. : an advocate of medical organicism 2. : one who seeks the causes of mental disorders in brain lesions and other physical conditions …   Useful english dictionary

  • somat- — var. of somato before a vowel: somatist. * * * …   Universalium

  • alienist — Synonyms and related words: Adler, Freud, Horney, Pavlov, Reich, Skinner, Watson, alienism, clinical psychologist, industrial psychologist, neuropsychiatrist, psychiatrist, psychiatry, psychobiologist, psychochemist, psychographer, psychologist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • psychiatrist — Synonyms and related words: Adler, Freud, Horney, Pavlov, Reich, Skinner, Watson, alienist, analyst, anesthesiologist, behavior therapist, cardiologist, chiropodist, clinical psychologist, dermatologist, eye doctor, eye ear nose throat specialist …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

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