Kraepelin's 'diagnostic cards': the confluence of clinical research and preconceived categories

@article{Weber1997KraepelinsC,
  title={Kraepelin's 'diagnostic cards': the confluence of clinical research and preconceived categories},
  author={M. M. Weber and E. Engstrom},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={8},
  pages={375 - 385}
}

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