Psychosis: from mental disorder to disease concept

@article{Beer1995PsychosisFM,
  title={Psychosis: from mental disorder to disease concept},
  author={M. D. Beer},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={6},
  pages={177 - 200}
}
  • M. D. Beer
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • History of Psychiatry
  • This article traces the development of the concept of psychosis from its being coined as a general term for mental disorder in 1845 by the Austrian psychiatrist Ernst von Feuchtersleben until its reification as a disease concept in the twentieth century by the German psychiatrist and pupil of Kraepelin Kurt Schneider. 
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