Famous Swiss Psychiatrists

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 1 Carl Jung

Carl Jung
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1961

Widely regarded as the father of analytical psychology, Carl Jung is one of the most important contributors to symbolization and dream analysis. The concepts of socionics and a popular psychometric instrument called Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) were developed from Jung's theory. Apart from working as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Carl Jung was also an artist, craftsman, builder, and prolific writer.

 2 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: August 24, 2004

Best known for her pathbreaking bestseller On Death and Dying, Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross also made pioneering research in areas such as near-death studies. Her five stages of grief, or the Kübler-Ross model, has been adopted by corporates to help employees deal with loss and change.

 3 Hermann Rorschach

Hermann Rorschach
Famous As: Swiss psychiatrist
Birthdate: November 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: April 1, 1922

Remembered for inventing the inkblot test to uncover the hidden traits of a subject’s personality, known as the Rorschach test, Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach was born to an art teacher in Zürich and had thus wished to be an artist initially. His Rorschach test was later criticized for its subjectivity.

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 4 Eugen Bleuler

Eugen Bleuler
Famous As: Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: April 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zollikon
Died: July 15, 1939

 5 Bertrand Piccard

Bertrand Piccard
Famous As: Swiss psychiatrist
Birthdate: March 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lausanne

 6 Ludwig Binswanger

Ludwig Binswanger
Famous As: Swiss psychiatrist
Birthdate: April 13, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kreuzlingen
Died: February 5, 1966

 7 Adolf Meyer

Adolf Meyer
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: September 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Niederweningen, Switzerland
Died: March 17, 1950
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 8 Auguste Forel

Auguste Forel
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: September 1, 1848
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morges, Switzerland
Died: July 27, 1931

 9 Édouard Claparède

Édouard Claparède
Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: March 24, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: September 29, 1940

 10 Eduard Einstein

Eduard Einstein
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: October 25, 1965