Alfhild Tamm

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Alfhild Tamm

Anna Alfhild Tamm (1876-1959), was a Swedish physician and Psychiatrist. She was the first Psychiatrist of her gender in Sweden.

Tamm graduated in Stockholm in 1895, acquired her medical license at Karolinska institutet in 1905 and, after having been approved by the nervclinic at the Serafimerlasarettet in 1908, she was active in Stockholm in 1909-1946.

Tamm was a student of Sigmund Freud and belonged to those introducing the Psychoanalysis in Sweden. She had a special interest in speaking disorders.


  • Tamm, Anna Alfhild i Alfred Levertin, Svenskt porträttgalleri (1911), volym XIII. Läkarekåren
  • Svenska män och kvinnor, band 7 (1954)
  • Svensk uppslagsbok, band 28 (1954)