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List of notable or famous psychiatrists from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top psychiatrists born in Austria and even some popular psychiatrists who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian psychiatrists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These psychiatrists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known psychiatrist from Austria is included when available.

This list features Sigmund Freud, Eric Kandel and more.

This historic psychiatrists from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian psychiatrists of note?" and "Who are the most famous psychiatrists from Austria?" These prominent psychiatrists of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian psychiatrists.

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Eric Kandel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Psychiatrists from Austria
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Eric Richard Kandel is an American neuropsychiatrist. He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in neurons. He shared the prize with Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard. Kandel, who had studied psychoanalysis, ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Psychiatrist, Professor, Neuroscientist

Credits: In Search of Memory

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Heinz Kohut was an Austrian-born American psychoanalyst best known for his development of self psychology, an influential school of thought within psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory which helped transform the modern practice of analytic and dynamic treatment approaches. ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1913-1981)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst

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Dr. Leo Alexander was an American psychiatrist, neurologist, educator, and author, of Austrian-Jewish origin. He was a key medical advisor during the Nuremberg Trials. Alexander wrote part of the Nuremberg Code, which provides legal and ethical principles for scientific experiment on humans. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1905-1985)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Psychiatrist

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Leo Kanner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Psychiatrists from Austria
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Leo Kanner was an Austrian American psychiatrist and physician known for his work related to autism. Kanner's work formed the foundation of child and adolescent psychiatry in the U.S. and worldwide. Kanner was born in Klekotow, a small village north of Brody in Austria-Hungary to an orthodox Jewish ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1896-1981)

Birthplace: Austria

Profession: Psychiatrist, Physician

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