Anthony Storr

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Anthony Storr (18 May 1920 – 17 March 2001) was an English psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and author.

Background and education[edit]

Born in London, Storr was educated at Winchester College, Christ's College, Cambridge, and Westminster Hospital.[1][2]


In 1974, Storr moved from private practice to a teaching appointment at the Warneford Hospital in Oxford, until his retirement in 1984.[2]


Storr was, as one of his obituarists observed, "no stranger to suffering".[2] He married twice, to Catherine Cole (who became a children's writer under her married name) in 1942 and writer Catherine Peters in 1970 after the first marriage ended in divorce.[3]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Gelder, Michael. "Obituaries: Anthony Storr." The Independent (London, England). 2001. Retrieved August 13, 2012 from HighBeam Research: (Subscription required)
  2. ^ a b c Stevens, Anthony. "Obituary: Anthony Storr", The Guardian, 20 March 2001.
  3. ^ Anon. "Obituary: Anthony Storr", The Telegraph, 21 March 2001.

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