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Psychiatrist vs Laingian - What's the difference?

psychiatrist | laingian |

As a noun psychiatrist

is (medicine) a medical doctor specializing in psychiatry.

As an adjective laingian is

of or pertaining to (1927-1989), scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness and psychosis, or his works or theories.

psychiatrist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (medicine) A medical doctor specializing in psychiatry.
  • See also

    * psychotherapist * shrink * head-shrinker * couch doctor English words prefixed with psych-

    laingian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to (1927-1989), Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness and psychosis, or his works or theories.
  • English eponyms