pdoc

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From p (the first letter) + doc.

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Noun[edit]

pdoc (plural pdocs)

  1. (Internet, informal) A psychotherapist or psychiatrist.
    • 2003, Paul Kalkstein, Jump the Kennebec:
      <Nightshade>: not so good they changd my meds agin / <Nightshade>: my pdoc is talking abt ect
    • 2004, "Richard", pdocs (discussion on newsgroup alt.support.depression)
      The quality of psychiatrists varies widely. Take my last three pdocs, for example. One was terribly bad, the next one exceptionally good, and the current one moderately good.
    • 2007, Emily Martin, Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture:
      ...being honest with my pdoc about my symptoms, and doing what I can to control my symptoms and live a full life.

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