What did Eugen Bleuler really say?

  • M N Menuck
  • Published 1979 in
    Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…


Bleuler's 1911 monograph on schizophrenia is an attempt to redefine Kraepelin's dementia praecox making use of contemporaneous somatogenic and psychogenic theories of illness, and is best appreciated in its proper historical context. Currently there is confusion about Bleuler's concept of schizophrenia, arising in part from inherent textual difficulties and… (More)


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