Eugen Bleuler’s Concepts of Psychopathology

@article{Kuhn2004EugenBC,
  title={Eugen Bleuler’s Concepts of Psychopathology},
  author={Roland Kuhn and Charles H. Cahn},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={361 - 366}
}
  • R. Kuhn, C. Cahn
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • History of Psychiatry
our special interest in three of these: ‘schizophrenia’, ‘ambivalence’ and ‘autism’. The word ‘schizophrenia’ saw the light of day on 24 April 1908, when Bleuler gave a lecture at a meeting of the German Psychiatric Association in Berlin, with the title, ‘Die Prognose der Dementia praecox (Schizophreniegruppe)’ (Bleuler, 1908). Bleuler had given the dementia praecox of Kraepelin the new name of ‘schizophrenia’. To help us to understand how Bleuler arrived at this word, it is useful to bring to… 

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