Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum by Dr. Ewald Hecker (1899)

  title={Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum by Dr. Ewald Hecker (1899)},
  author={A. Kraam},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  pages={77 - 80}
  • A. Kraam
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • History of Psychiatry
The chaotic psychiatric nosology of the late nineteenth century needed a strong and new foundation, but when Kahlbaum died in 1899, some German psychiatrists realized that a great opportunity had been missed: his proposal to classify psychiatric disorders according to their course and cross-sectional symptomatology had largely been ignored by the psychiatric establishment. Kahlbaum died in coma diabeticum without the official recognition for his academic achievements that he longed for: the… Expand
Classic Text No. 77 `Hebephrenia. A contribution to clinical psychiatry' by Dr. Ewald Hecker in Görlitz (1871)
  • A. Kraam
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • History of psychiatry
  • 2009
This is the first complete translation of Hecker's seminal paper on hebephrenia including all case reports and letters and readers can now judge for themselves why it had such a tremendous impact beyond nineteenth-century German psychiatry. Expand
`Hebephrenia. A contribution to clinical psychiatry'
When Kahlbaum reluctantly allowed his disciple Hecker to write the paper on hebephrenia no one could foresee that it would be one of the few psychiatric concepts that would still be relevant today,Expand
Hebephrenia: a conceptual history
This paper traces the conceptual history of hebephrenia from the late nineteenth century until it became firmly embedded into modern psychiatric classification systems. During this examination of theExpand
An historical framework for psychiatric nosology
  • K. Kendler
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Medicine
  • 2009
This essay, which seeks to provide an historical framework for our efforts to develop a scientific psychiatric nosology, begins by reviewing the classificatory approaches that arose in the earlyExpand
History of psychiatry and the psychiatric profession
  • M. D. Beer
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in psychiatry
  • 2009
Much varied and important research on the history of psychiatry is being performed around the world, and this scholarship provides insight into the cultural context and ways in which psychiatry was practised in the past and can help shed light on the way psychiatry is conducted today. Expand


Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum - Leben und Werk bis zur Zeit seines Bekanntwerdens
Papers by Harms [3] and Thieme [19] acknowledge Kahlbaum as a pioneer in the field of children and adolescent psychiatry as well as the work in his asylum in Gorlitz, whereas Katzenstein [8] analysesExpand
The Wernicke-Kleist-Leonhard school of psychiatry
  • G. Ungvari
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 1993
The WernickeKleist-Leonhard school largely ignored by Anglo-American psychiatry represents a radical departure from the traditions of Kraepelin, Bleuler, and Schneider, and underpin current classifications of schizophrenic and affective psychoses. Expand
Ewald Hecker (1843-1909)
Classic Text No. 52 (translation, with an introduction)
  • Ewald Hecker (1843–1909),
  • 2002
Ewald Hecker (1843-1909), by K. Wilmanns. Classic Text No. 52 (translation, with an introduction)
  • History of Psychiatry
  • 2002
Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum
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Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum und sein Beitrag zur
  • Psychiatrie. Inaug.-Dissertation
  • 1963
Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum und sein Beitrag zur Psychiatrie. Inaug.Dissertation (Zürich: Julius-Verlag)
  • 1963
1871) Hebephrenie. Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und
  • Physiologie und für klinische Medizin