• Born date: 1917-07-01
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 2004-02-06
Humphry Osmond

Humphry Fortescue Osmond (1 July 1917 – 6 February 2004) was a British psychiatrist known for inventing the word psychedelic and for his research into interesting and useful applications for psychedelic drugs. Osmond also explored aspects of the psychology of social environments, in particular how they influenced welfare or recovery in mental institutions.