Will The Kraepelinian Dichotomy Survive DSM-V?

  title={Will The Kraepelinian Dichotomy Survive DSM-V?},
  author={Bernard A. Fischer and William T. Carpenter},
Kraepelin proposed dementia praecox and manic-depressive illness as the two major psychotic disorders. This paradigm is still prevalent, but observations of overlapping boundaries between bipolar disorder and schizophrenia challenge this dichotomy. However, the concept of schizophrenia has been radically altered from the original Kraepelinian proposal. We… CONTINUE READING