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Psychiatrie : ein Lehrbuch für Studierende und Ärzte

  title={Psychiatrie : ein Lehrbuch f{\"u}r Studierende und {\"A}rzte},
  author={Emil Kraepelin}
Emil Kraepelin (1856-1926) was unquestionably the founder of modern psychiatry. He was the first to identify schizophrenia and manic-depression, and he pioneered the use of drugs to treat these and other mental illnesses. He was also joint discoverer of Alzheimer's disease (which he named after his collaborator, Dr Alois Alzheimer). In this, the eighth edition of his textbook, "Psychiatrie", Kraepelin established the conceptual framework within which psychiatry was to develop for the rest of… 
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    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
  • 2005
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