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.

Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
(French)
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(American)

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)

Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)

Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik

Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)

Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)

Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)

Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)

António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)

Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)

Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
(German)

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
(American)

Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
(Italian)

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

Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
(American)

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