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The origin of pharmacopsychology: Emil Kraepelin’s experiments in Leipzig, Dorpat and Heidelberg (1882–1892)
Kraepelin’s contributions to psychopharmacology and clinical neuropsychology were far ahead of his time and his conceptual achievements have been largely neglected by modern psychiatry and cognitive neuroscience. Expand
Electrotherapeutic disputes: the 'Frankfurt Council' of 1891.
  • H. Steinberg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain : a journal of neurology
  • 1 April 2011
From a historic perspective, this new emphasis on somatic therapies in the case of transcranial magnetic stimulation and cranial electrotherapy stimulation represents the return of therapeutic methods widely used in the 19th century and based on very similar techniques. Expand
Paul Julius Möbius (1853–1907)
His isolation from academic circles, increased by his opposition to the views of his academic colleagues, was a personal tragedy, the more so as his family life did not provide any compensation. Expand
Two hundred years of psychiatry at Leipzig University: an overview
The University of Leipzig boasts a long tradition in the field of psychiatry, and under B. Schwarz, K. Weise and the present head, M. Angermeyer the institutional basis of the clinic has been further improved to include, among its other services, a day clinic and an optionally open-closed ward. Expand
Emil Kraepelin's concepts of the phenomenology and physiology of sleep: The first systematic description of chronotypes.
Kraepelin's contributions to sleep research are well worth being acknowledged by modern sleep research, compiled here for the first time. Expand
[The contributions by Emil Kraepelin to the knowledge on sleep disorders and their treatment].
Emil Kraepelin's sporadic contributions on the pathology of sleep, the comorbidities and treatment made between 1883 and 1924 in textbooks and isolated papers as well as in a presentation that was also published are identified and compared with current opinions in sleep research. Expand
Emil Kraepelin's habilitation and his thesis: A pioneer work for modern systematic reviews, psychoimmunological research and categories of psychiatric diseases
This study reconstructs Kraepelin's habilitation at the Medical Faculty of Leipzig University in 1882 and reveals the difficulties he had to habilitate on a topic from Wilhelm Wundt's experimental psychology and the opposition he faced from Paul Flechsig. Expand
Johann Christian August Heinroth: psychosomatic medicine eighty years before Freud.
Through his clear understanding of the interactions of body and soul and by integrating somatic and psychological therapies into a holistic, unified treatment programm, Heinroth is of major importance for the history of psychosomatic medicine. Expand
[The "Werther effect". Historical origin and background of a phenomenon].
The author comes to the conclusion that considering the ideologies prevailing at that time (late enlightenment and sentimentalism) the dispute about Goethe's work only aims at hiding the actual discussion about the people's right of self-determination. Expand
[50 years Rodewisch theses--for the beginnings of social-psychiatric reforms in East Germany (GDR)].
The so-called Rodewisch Theses of 1963 demonstrate East German psychiatry's attempts to implement social-psychiatric reforms despite the lack of stark political support and of opportunity to discuss shortcomings in mental health care, due to political circumstances in particular. Expand