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(krĕp′ə-lēn′), Emil 1856-1926.
German psychiatrist whose classification system of mental disorders formed the foundation for the standard diagnostic text in the field of psychiatry, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
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It was on July 15, 1910, that the disease Aloysius Alzheimer and Emil Kraepelin were working on was named by Kraepelin, who gave it his colleague's moniker.
Dentro del genero Scolopendra se encuentran los representantes de mayor talla de ciempies, especialmente en los tropicos, de los cuales en Mexico se han registrado tres especies: Scolopendra heros Girard, 1853, Scolopendra robusta Kraepelin, 1903 y Scolopendra sumichrasti Saussure, 1860 (Attems, 1930; Guizze et al., 2016; Cupul-Magana et al., 2018).
His conceptualization of schizophrenia as a spectrum of disorders of variable outcomes contrasted with that of Emil Kraepelin's model, (3) which regarded dementia praecox as a single, homogeneous, deteriorating disease.
The responsible for the consensus on PGP's syphilitic origin thesis was Alfred Fournier, the most consecrated syphilograph of the fin-desiecle, who received the credit of Emil Kraepelin, considered the father of modern psychiatry.
It took almost a century from 1893 when Kraepelin first described the cognitive impairment of schizophrenia as "Dementia praecox" to the last two decades when the research on cognition recaptured people's attention.
Kraepelin E (1899) Manic-depressive insanity and paranoia.
For example, the introduction and use by Kraepelin of the term "dementa praecox" when describing schizophrenia, which means continuous cognitive decline.
We performed a 15-minute Kraepelin test 2 times on each of the subjects of age of twenties and of forties, and observed changes in his or her LLE before and after the test.
After the publication of his catatonia monography in 1874 [2], Seglas and Chaslin [3] proposed that catatonia was better categorized as a syndrome, while Kraepelin thought that catatonia should be included as part of the diagnosis of dementia praecox (later renamed schizophrenia) [4].