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

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

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
(German)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)

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

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

Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)

Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)
Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)

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Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)
Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)

William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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)