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.

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(Austrian,American)

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)

John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
(Italian)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)

Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)
Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)

Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
(Swiss)

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)
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)