List of famous psychiatrists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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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

Charles KrauthammerCharles Krauthammer
Canadian, American

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
American

John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
British
Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross
Swiss, American
M. Scott PeckM. Scott Peck
American

Irvin D. YalomIrvin D. Yalom
American

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
German

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
Hungarian, American
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
American

Ron DellumsRon Dellums
American
Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
Austrian, American
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
American

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
American
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
German

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
American

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
French
Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American
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Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
Czech, American
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian

Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
Canadian

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
British

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
British

Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
Egyptian

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
Ukrainian
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
Austrian

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

Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
Austrian, American

Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
American
Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
Swiss

Marie BashirMarie Bashir
Australian
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
British

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
German

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish

Otto GrossOtto Gross
Austrian

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
Russian
Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
Austrian, Romanian, American
Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
German

W. H. R. RiversW. H. R. Rivers
British

Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
American

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
David Servan-SchreiberDavid Servan-Schreiber
French

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
American, South African
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

William CullenWilliam Cullen
British, Scottish

Dino RisiDino Risi
Italian
Karl DeisserothKarl Deisseroth
American

Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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Rudolf DreikursRudolf Dreikurs
Austrian

Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
Portuguese

Franz AlexanderFranz Alexander
Hungarian, American
Patrick McGorryPatrick McGorry
Irish

Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
British

Leon EisenbergLeon Eisenberg
American

Robert Neil ButlerRobert Neil Butler
American
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
Polish, American

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Spanish

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
Swiss

Takeo DoiTakeo Doi
Japanese
Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian

Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
Italian
Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
American

Frederik Willem van EedenFrederik Willem van Eeden
Dutch

Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
American
Thomas Stephen SzaszThomas Stephen Szasz
Hungarian

Karl Augustus MenningerKarl Augustus Menninger
American