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List of famous male psychiatrists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male psychiatrists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being psychiatrists. There are thousand of males working as psychiatrists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic psychiatrists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a psychiatrist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people, like George Joosten and Anthony Storr, in it.

While this isn't a list of all male psychiatrists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male psychiatrists?" and "Who are the best male psychiatrists?"
Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Psychiatrists
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Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research into cerebral palsy, aphasia and microscopic neuroanatomy at the Vienna General Hospital. Upon completing his habilitation in 1895, he was appointed a docent in neuropathology in the same year and became an affiliated professor in 1902. In creating psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst, Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association and discovered transference, establishing its central role in ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1856-1939)

Birthplace: Příbor, Czech Republic

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Charles Krauthammer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Psychiatrists
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Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and physician. His weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers worldwide. He is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and a nightly panelist on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier. He was a weekly panelist on the PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013. ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Carl Jung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Psychiatrists
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Carl Gustav Jung, often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies. He was a prolific writer, though many of his works were not published until after his death. The central concept of analytical psychology is individuation—the psychological process of integrating the opposites, including the conscious with the unconscious, while still maintaining their relative autonomy. Jung considered individuation to be the central process of human development. Jung created some of the best known ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1875-1961)

Birthplace: Kesswil, Switzerland

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Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Psychiatrists
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Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of psychoanalysts after Sigmund Freud, and one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. He was the author of several influential books, most notably Character Analysis and The Mass Psychology of Fascism . His work on character contributed to the development of Anna Freud's The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence, and his idea of muscular armour – the expression of the personality in the way the body moves – shaped innovations such as body psychotherapy, Fritz Perls's Gestalt therapy, Alexander Lowen's bioenergetic analysis, and Arthur Janov's primal therapy. His writing influenced generations of ...more

Age: Died at 60 (1897-1957)

Birthplace: Dobrianychi

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