Jaspers, Kurt Schneider and the Heidelberg school of psychiatry

@article{Janzarik1998JaspersKS,
  title={Jaspers, Kurt Schneider and the Heidelberg school of psychiatry},
  author={Werner Janzarik and Roberto Viviani and Germ{\'a}n E. Berr{\'i}os},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={9},
  pages={241 - 252}
}
The psychiatric tradition of Heidelberg goes back to Kraepelin. Its psychopathological orientation was established by Jaspers and developed by K. Schneider. The relationship between these two men is explored through an analysis of their correspondence, which lasted for more than fifty years. 

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