ⓘ Melvin Sabshin, M.D. was an American psychiatrist, the medical director of the American Psychiatric Association from 1974 to 1997, and a leader in psychiatry pl ..

                                     

ⓘ Melvin Sabshin

Melvin Sabshin, M.D. was an American psychiatrist, the medical director of the American Psychiatric Association from 1974 to 1997, and a leader in psychiatry placing it firmly within the discipline of medicine. He worked quietly within many groups and organizations to attain the changes he believed necessary to advance the profession of psychiatry.