Epistemological aspects of Eugen Bleuler's conception of Schizophrenia in 1911

  title={Epistemological aspects of Eugen Bleuler's conception of Schizophrenia in 1911},
  author={Gabriele Stotz-Ingenlath},
  journal={Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy},
Eugen Bleuler, in 1911, renamed the group of mental disorders with poor prognosis which Emil Kraepel in had called ``dementia praecox'' ``group of schizophrenias'',because for him the splitting of personality was the main symptom.Biographical, scientific and methodological influences on Bleuler's concept of schizophrenia are shown with special reference to Kraepelin and Freud.Bleuler was a passionate and very experienced clinician. He lived with his patients, taking care of them and writing… 
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