Irvin D. Yalom

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Irvin David Yalom (; born 13 June 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 738,460 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Irvin D. Yalom is the 28th most popular psychologist (up from 31st in 2019), the 331st most popular biography from United States (up from 396th in 2019) and the 9th 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 28 out of 182Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg, Wilhelm Reich, Melanie Klein, Daniel Kahneman, Gustav Fechner, and Hermann Ebbinghaus. After him are Alfred Binet, Hans Eysenck, Paul Ekman, Karen Horney, Gordon Allport, and Jerome Bruner.

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Among people born in 1931, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 15Before him are Tomas Tranströmer, Alice Munro, Chun Doo-hwan, Philip Kotler, Ian Holm, and Isabel Martínez de Perón. After him are Anita Ekberg, Anatoly Dyatlov, Mário Zagallo, Raymond Kopa, Lucia Bosè, and Thomas Bernhard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 331 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Simon (1941), Grover Cleveland (1837), Rock Hudson (1925), Dan Brown (1964), Calvin Coolidge (1872), and Caitlyn Jenner (1949). After him are J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), Joe Frazier (1944), Martin Sheen (1940), Pete Conrad (1930), and Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Irvin D. Yalom ranks 9Before him are William James (1842), Carl Rogers (1902), John B. Watson (1878), Edward Thorndike (1874), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Lawrence Kohlberg (1927). After him are Paul Ekman (1934), Gordon Allport (1897), Jerome Bruner (1915), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Milton H. Erickson (1901), and Howard Gardner (1943).