Silvano Arieti: Curriculum

Academic qualifications:

  • 1932   - Graduated from "Galilei" Classical High School, Pisa
  • 1938 - Degree in Medicine with honors, University of Pisa
  • 1939-41 - Fellow in Neuropathology, New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • 1940 - Visiting Fellow, Primate Biology, Yale University
  • 1944 - Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 1952 - Graduated in Psychoanalysis, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology

Teaching Positions:

  • 1954-61 - Associate Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York
  • since 1958 - Member of Training and Supervising Faculty, William Alanson White Institute
  • since 1961 - Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, New York Medical College

Other positions:

  • President, William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society
  • President, Society of Medical Psychoanalysts
  • President, American Academy of Psychoanalysis
  • Vice-President, American Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
  • Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis


  • 1964 - Gold Medal, "Gruppo Milanese per lo Sviluppo della Psicoterapia"
  • 1968 - Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Award for contributions to the knowledge and understanding of schizophrenia
  • 1975 - National Book Award in the field of science for Interpretation of Schizophrenia, second edition
  • Sigmund Freud Award of the American Association of Psychoanalytic Physicians for the exceptional results obtained in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis as author, teacher and clinician 1978 - Gold Medal of the American Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy