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)

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(Austrian,American)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
(Italian)
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)

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

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)

Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)
Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)
Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)

Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)
Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)

Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
(Swiss)
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)

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)