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Psychiatrist

Raymond Battegay, Swiss psychiatrist.

Background

Battegay, Raymond was born on June 27, 1927 in Berne, Switzerland. Son of Karl and Marguerite (Goetschel) Battegay.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Basel, 1952.

Career

Head physician Psychiatric Inpatient Clinic, Basel, Switzerland, 1958-1967. Senior lecturer University Basel, 1962-1969. Chief physician Basel University Psychiatric Outpatient Department, 1968-1997.

Professor psychiatry University Basel, 1969-1997, chairman department psychiatry, 1976-1997, professor psychiatry emeritus, since 1998, dean medical faculty, 1985-1987. Advisory panel Group Analysis, London, Rivista Italiana di Gruppoanalisi, Revista de Psicologia y Psicoterapia de Grupo, Argentina.

Membership

President science subcommission Swiss Federal Commission Against Alcoholism, 1971-1981. Member Swiss Foundation for Alcohol Research, 1980-1989, Regency of University Basel, 1981-1996. Fellow American Academy Psychoanalysis, American Group Psychotherapy Association, International Association Group Psychotherapy (distinguished fellow.

President 1977-1980), Collegium International Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum. Member Swiss Medical Association Psychotherapy (president 1973-1976), Deutsche Psychotherapeutische und sozialmed. Gesellsch. (correspondent member), Federacao Latino-Americana de Psicoterapia Analitica de Grupo (correspondent member), German Psychoanalytic Association (correspondent member), German Association for Psychiatrie and Nervenheilkunde (correspondent member), German Academy Psychoanalysis (honorary member).

Connections

Married Shulamit Violet Fitaya, September 13, 1955. Children: Edouard, Manuel, Oscar.

father:
Karl Battegay

mother:
Marguerite (Goetschel) Battegay

spouse:
Shulamit Violet Fitaya

children:
Edouard Battegay

Manuel Battegay

Oscar Battegay