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.

R. D. Laing R. D. Laing
French, Scottish

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
American
John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
British
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
Italian

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
Hungarian, American
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
British
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
German
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
American
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
American

Eric KandelEric Kandel
American
Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
Austrian, American
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
Canadian

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
Czech, American
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
French
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
British
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian

Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
American
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
British

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
American
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
American
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
Austrian, German

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
Ukrainian
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
German
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
Austrian

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
Swiss
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
Austrian, American
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian

Marie BashirMarie Bashir
Australian
Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish
Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
British
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Otto GrossOtto Gross
Austrian
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
Austrian, Romanian, American
Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
Russian

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
American, South African
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
American

William CullenWilliam Cullen
British, Scottish
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss

António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
Portuguese
Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
Swiss
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
British
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
Polish, American

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Spanish
Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
Italian
Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
American

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
German
Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
American
Thomas Stephen SzaszThomas Stephen Szasz
Hungarian
Karl Augustus MenningerKarl Augustus Menninger
American