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List of notable or famous psychiatrists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top psychiatrists born in the United States and even some popular psychiatrists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American 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 the United States is included when available.

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

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Aaron Temkin Beck is an American psychiatrist and a professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He is regarded as the father of cognitive therapy, and his pioneering theories are widely used in the treatment of clinical depression. Beck also developed ...more

Age: 95

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Scientist

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Adolf Meyer, was a psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the first psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was president of the American Psychiatric Association in 1927-28 and was one of the most influential figures in psychiatry in the first half of the twentieth century. His focus ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1866-1950)

Birthplace: Switzerland, European Free Trade Association, Zurich District, Niederweningen, Dielsdorf district, + more

Profession: Psychiatrist, Physician, Science writer

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Alvin Francis Poussaint is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of numerous books on child psychiatry, with a particular focus on the raising of African-American children. ...more

Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Profession: Psychiatrist, Professor, Author, Writer

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Anne Love Smith


Anne Love Smith was a psychologist and social worker. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1940-2009)

Birthplace: Greenock, United Kingdom

Profession: Psychologist, Social Worker