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

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
American

Charles KrauthammerCharles Krauthammer
Canadian, American

John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American

Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross
Swiss, American
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
British
Sidney GottliebSidney Gottlieb
American

Irvin D. YalomIrvin D. Yalom
American

Ron DellumsRon Dellums
American

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
German
M. Scott PeckM. Scott Peck
American

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
Hungarian, American
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
American

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
American
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
Austrian

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
Austrian, American
Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
French
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
Czech, American
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Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
German
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
American

Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
Egyptian

Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
British

Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
Canadian
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss

Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
British

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German

Otto GrossOtto Gross
Austrian
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
Austrian, German

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
Ukrainian
Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
Swiss

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American

Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
Austrian, American
Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
American

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
British
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
Australian

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish, British
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French

Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
Russian

Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
German
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian
W. H. R. RiversW. H. R. Rivers
British

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

Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
German

William CullenWilliam Cullen
British, Scottish
Dino RisiDino Risi
Italian

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
American, South African
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German

Karl DeisserothKarl Deisseroth
American

Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
American
David Servan-SchreiberDavid Servan-Schreiber
French

Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
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Rudolf DreikursRudolf Dreikurs
Austrian
António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
Portuguese

Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
British
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
Polish, American

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian

Franz AlexanderFranz Alexander
Hungarian, American

Leon EisenbergLeon Eisenberg
American
Patrick McGorryPatrick McGorry
Irish

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss

Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
Swiss

Thomas Story KirkbrideThomas Story Kirkbride
American

Tina StrobosTina Strobos
Dutch
Alvin Francis PoussaintAlvin Francis Poussaint
American

Robert Neil ButlerRobert Neil Butler
American
Bénédict MorelBénédict Morel
Austrian, French

José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Spanish

Édouard ClaparèdeÉdouard Claparède
Swiss
Morton PrinceMorton Prince
American

Takeo DoiTakeo Doi
Japanese
Manfred SakelManfred Sakel
Ukrainian, American

Géza CsáthGéza Csáth
Serbian
Milton WexlerMilton Wexler
American

Richard IsayRichard Isay
American

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
American
Camille LaurinCamille Laurin
Canadian

Seymour S. KetySeymour S. Kety
American
Heinrich HoffmannHeinrich Hoffmann
German