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dc.contributor.editorDarby, Alexisen_US
dc.contributor.editorSchnebly, Risa Ariaen_US
dc.creatorDennert, James Walteren_US
dc.date.accessioned2021-05-07T23:39:56Zen_US
dc.date.available2021-05-07T23:39:56Zen_US
dc.date.created2021-05-07en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hpsrepository.asu.edu/handle/10776/13264en_US
dc.description.abstractEmil Kraepelin was a physician who studied people with mental illness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in modern-day Germany. Kraepelin's examination and description of the symptoms and outcomes of mental illness formed the basis for his classification of psychiatric disorders into two main groups, dementia praecox, now called schizophrenia, and manic-depressive psychosis, now called bipolar disorder. He was one of the first physicians to suggest that those researching mental illness should gain scientific knowledge only through close observation and description. However, Kraepelin also believed that genetics played a role in the development and course of mental illness and characterized mentally ill people as weak-willed, which some have argued contributed to stigma about mental illnesses that persist today. Although some historians have pointed out issues with Kraepelin’s teachings, Kraepelin helped to establish psychiatry as a clinical science, which prompted future experimental investigations into mental illness.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectPeopleen_US
dc.subject.lcshComparative psychiatryen_US
dc.subject.lcshMental illnessen_US
dc.subject.lcshMental disordersen_US
dc.subject.lcshMental illness and alcoholismen_US
dc.subject.lcshMental illness--Bibliographyen_US
dc.subject.meshPsychiatryen_US
dc.subject.meshPsychiatry in Literatureen_US
dc.subject.meshBipolar and Related Disordersen_US
dc.subject.meshSchizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disordersen_US
dc.subject.meshSchizophreniaen_US
dc.titleEmil Kraepelin (1856–1926)en_US
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dc.rights.licenseLicensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/en_US
dc.subject.embryoPeopleen_US
dc.subject.embryoDisordersen_US
dc.subject.taghistory of psychiatryen_US
dc.subject.tagdegeneracyen_US
dc.subject.tagpsychosisen_US
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