Schizophrenia: Emil Kraepelin, Adolph Meyer, and beyond.

Prior to 1800, insane persons often lived on the streets or were incarcerated in asylums, jails, or prisons. The 19th century witnessed progression in the understanding of psychosis, and the hospital management of psychotic patients began. While Kraepelin in Europe described the symptoms of what would later be called schizophrenia, Meyer developed… (More)