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)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Cesare LombrosoCesare Lombroso
(Italian)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,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)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
Ian StevensonIan Stevenson
(Canadian)

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

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Theodore DalrympleTheodore Dalrymple
(British)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
(Swiss)
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
(American)
Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
(Austrian)

Fredric WerthamFredric Wertham
(American)
Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
(American)

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
(Austrian,German)
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
(German)
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
(British)

Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
(Austrian,American)
Bertrand PiccardBertrand Piccard
(Swiss)
Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Ukrainian)

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
(Hungarian)
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(German)
Otto GrossOtto Gross
(Austrian)

Alex ComfortAlex Comfort
(British)
José Manuel Rodriguez DelgadoJosé Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
(Spanish)
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
(Austrian)

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
(Swedish)
Sergei LukyanenkoSergei Lukyanenko
(Russian)
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Hungarian)

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
(French)
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
(Australian)
William CullenWilliam Cullen
(British,Scottish)

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Austrian,Romanian,American)
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
(American,South African)
Stephen BarrettStephen Barrett
(American)

Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
(American)
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
(Swiss)
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik

António Lobo AntunesAntónio Lobo Antunes
(Portuguese)
Anthony StorrAnthony Storr
(British)
Eduard EinsteinEduard Einstein
(Swiss)

Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
(Polish,American)
Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
(American)
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing
(German)

Andrea DottiAndrea Dotti
(Italian)
Robert SpitzerRobert Spitzer
(American)
Thomas Stephen SzaszThomas Stephen Szasz
(Hungarian)

Karl Augustus MenningerKarl Augustus Menninger
(American)