List of famous psychiatrists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A psychiatrist may refer to a physician who is specialized and trained in the diagnoses, prevention and treatment of mental disorders and emotional disorders. Psychiatrists prescribe medication for a range of psychological disorders and examine, assess and conduct diagnostic test on patients. The different kinds of psychiatrists include, child and adolescent psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, geriatric and pediatric psychiatrists and forensic psychiatrists among many others. The term, psychiatry came into existence in 1808, when a German physician named Johann Christian Reil came out with the term. A psychiatrist may be involved in psychopharmacology, treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders, psychotherapy, psychiatric genetics, sexual disorders and problems, mood disorders, anxiety and stress related disorders and Alzheimer’s disease. Many psychiatrists may with work with a specified age group, like child and adolescent psychiatrist for example. On the other hand, psychiatrists who work with older or aged patients are referred to as geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists. Psychiatrists, who deal with work related issued in business organizations or offices are referred to as organizational or occupational psychiatrists. A forensic psychologist deals with criminal cases and may also have to interact with accused or convicted criminals. Here is a list of famous psychiatrist doctors. Learn about their life and details with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
(French)
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(American)

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)

John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)

John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)

Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)

Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)
Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)

Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik

Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)
Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
(American)
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
(German)
Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
(Italian)

Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
(American)
Thomas Stephen SzaszThomas Stephen Szasz
(Hungarian)
Karl Augustus MenningerKarl Augustus Menninger
(American)

António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

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