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

John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American

Charles KrauthammerCharles Krauthammer
Canadian, American

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
American

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

Irvin D. YalomIrvin D. Yalom
American

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
American

Ron DellumsRon Dellums
American
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
American

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
German
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
American

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
Hungarian, American

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
American

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
Czech, American
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
French

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
British

Eric KandelEric Kandel
American
Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
Austrian, American
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Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
Canadian
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
German

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian

Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
Egyptian

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
Austrian
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
British

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss

Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
Austrian, German
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
Austrian, American

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Otto GrossOtto Gross
Austrian

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
Ukrainian

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
Australian

Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
Swiss
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
American

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
British

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish, British

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
Russian

David Servan-SchreiberDavid Servan-Schreiber
French
William CullenWilliam Cullen
British, Scottish
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
German

Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

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

W. H. R. RiversW. H. R. Rivers
British
Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
German

Dino RisiDino Risi
Italian
Humphry OsmondHumphry Osmond
British

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
American, South African
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
American

Karl DeisserothKarl Deisseroth
American

Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
Portuguese

Rudolf DreikursRudolf Dreikurs
Austrian
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
British

Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
Polish, American

Patrick McGorryPatrick McGorry
Irish

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian
Franz AlexanderFranz Alexander
Hungarian, American

Alvin Francis PoussaintAlvin Francis Poussaint
American

Robert Neil ButlerRobert Neil Butler
American

Leon EisenbergLeon Eisenberg
American

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Thomas Story KirkbrideThomas Story Kirkbride
American

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
Swiss
Bénédict MorelBénédict Morel
Austrian, French

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Spanish

Tina StrobosTina Strobos
Dutch
Takeo DoiTakeo Doi
Japanese

Manfred SakelManfred Sakel
Ukrainian, American
Morton PrinceMorton Prince
American

Géza CsáthGéza Csáth
Serbian
Édouard ClaparèdeÉdouard Claparède
Swiss

Richard IsayRichard Isay
American

Seymour S. KetySeymour S. Kety
American
Camille LaurinCamille Laurin
Canadian

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
American
Heinrich HoffmannHeinrich Hoffmann
German