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)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
(Italian)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)

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

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
(American)
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Austrian)

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)

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Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)

Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
(Swiss)

António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)
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)