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Wilhelm Reich
BornMarch 24, 1897(1897-03-24)
Dobrzanica, Galicia, Austria-Hungary
DiedNovember 3, 1957(1957-11-03) (aged 60)
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
ResidenceOrgonon, Rangeley, Maine, United States
CitizenshipAustria, United States
FieldsPsychiatry, Psychoanalysis
Alma materUniversity of Vienna
Known forFreudo-Marxism, body psychotherapy, Orgone
InfluencesSigmund Freud, Karl Marx
InfluencedAlexander Lowen, Fritz Perls, Ronald Laing

Wilhelm Reich (March 24, 1897 – November 3, 1957) was an Austrian-American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He made important contributions to psychotherapy. His work also contributed to the sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s.