Antedating of "Psychiatrist"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 20 22:00:29 UTC 2003

psychiatrist (OED 1890)

1874 _Lancet_ 10 Oct. 541  DR. MEYNERT.  THIS distinguished psychiatrist
has declined the proferred Chair of Medico-Psychology and the
superintendence of the Lunatic Asylum at Zurich, and remains at Vienna.

Fred Shapiro

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