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)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)

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)

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

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)

Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)

Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)
Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)

Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
(Swiss)
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
(German)
Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
(American)

Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
(Italian)
Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
(American)
Thomas Stephen SzaszThomas Stephen Szasz
(Hungarian)

Karl Augustus MenningerKarl Augustus Menninger
(American)