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Irvin D. Yalom

1931 - Today

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Irvin David Yalom (; born June 13, 1931) is an American existential psychiatrist who is emeritus professor of psychiatry at Stanford University, as well as author of both fiction and nonfiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irvin D. Yalom has received more than 924,406 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Irvin D. Yalom is the 25th most popular psychologist (up from 28th in 2019), the 274th most popular biography from United States (up from 331st in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Psychologist.

Irvin D. Yalom is a psychiatrist who has written extensively on the subject of existential psychotherapy. He is most famous for his book, "Existential Psychotherapy," which was published in 1980.

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Among psychologists, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 25 out of 183Before him are B. F. Skinner, Edward Thorndike, Melanie Klein, Anna Freud, Daniel Kahneman, and Wilhelm Reich. After him are Alfred Binet, Lawrence Kohlberg, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Gustav Fechner, Karen Horney, and Jerome Bruner.

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Among people born in 1931, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 16Before him are Desmond Tutu, Philip Kotler, Robert Duvall, Tomas Tranströmer, Alice Munro, and Anita Ekberg. After him are Roger Penrose, Raymond Kopa, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Mário Zagallo, Anatoly Dyatlov, and Thomas Bernhard.

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Among people born in United States, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 274 out of 18,182Before him are Claude Shannon (1916), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Rachel Carson (1907), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Robert Fulton (1765), and Jesse James (1847). After him are P. T. Barnum (1810), Joe Pesci (1943), Andrew Johnson (1808), George Marshall (1880), Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), and Diane Keaton (1946).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 8Before him are John Dewey (1859), William James (1842), Carl Rogers (1902), John B. Watson (1878), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Edward Thorndike (1874). After him are Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Jerome Bruner (1915), Paul Ekman (1934), Howard Gardner (1943), Milton H. Erickson (1901), and Gordon Allport (1897).