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

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
British
Charles KrauthammerCharles Krauthammer
Canadian, American

John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
American

Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
American

Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
Italian
Karen HorneyKaren Horney
German

Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross
Swiss, American

M. Scott PeckM. Scott Peck
American

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
Hungarian, American
Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
British
Irvin D. YalomIrvin D. Yalom
American

Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American

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

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
German

Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
Canadian

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
Austrian, American
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
French
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Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
Czech, American
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
British

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
Egyptian
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
British

Ron DellumsRon Dellums
American

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
American

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
Austrian, German

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
Austrian

Marie BashirMarie Bashir
Australian

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
Ukrainian

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
Swiss

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
American

Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
Austrian, American

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
British

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
German

Otto GrossOtto Gross
Austrian

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
Austrian, Romanian, American

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
Russian

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
American, South African
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
American

William CullenWilliam Cullen
British, Scottish
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
Portuguese

Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
British
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
Polish, American

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
Swiss

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Spanish
Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
Italian

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian
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