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Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof About Psychiatrist who worked in transpersonal psychology, specifically how LSD affects the psyche. He received the VISION 97 award in 2007 for his contributions to science. Other Informations He received his PhD from the Czechoslovakian Academy of Sciences in Prague. He worked as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of …

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Karl Abraham

Karl Abraham About German psychoanalyst who collaborated and studied under the legendary Sigmund Freud. The founder of modern psychiatry called him his ‘best pupil’. Other Informations He founded the Berliner Society of Psychoanalysis in 1910. He was known for his studies in infant sexuality in both character development and mental illness. His father, Nathan Abraham, …

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud About Father of Modern Psychiatry who was the first to come up with psychiatric concepts such as the unconscious, the Ego, and the Oedipal Complex. He was known for analyzing his patient’s dreams and he theorized that dreams themselves were forms of wish-fulfillment. Other Informations At the University of Vienna he studied zoology …

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Karl Menninger

Karl Menninger About American psychiatrist who founded the Menninger Foundation and the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. In his book, The Human Mind, he famously argues that the mentally ill were only slightly different than sane individuals. Other Informations He started the Menninger Clinic with his son and hired his closest friends and brother to …

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Carl Jung

Carl Jung About Legendary Swiss psychiatrist who was the first scientist to develop the concepts of extraversion and introversion. He was also one of the best known practitioners of dream analysis and symbolization within the psychiatric field. Other Informations He saw himself as both a normal boy and a wise man beyond his years, and …

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Berta Scharrer

Berta Scharrer About Scientist who developed a new field of science called neuroendocrinology. Her new discipline concerned itself with the study of the interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine system. Other Informations She attended the University of Munich, where she received her Ph.D. She conducted her research at the Albert Einstein College of …

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Albert Hofmann

Albert Hofmann About Swiss scientist who was the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). He wrote numerous books including LSD: My Problem Child. Other Informations At the University of Z├╝rich he studied the chemistry of plants and animals. Far from its eventual use, he intended …