dementia praecox


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dementia praecox

[də′men·chə ′prē‚käks]
(psychology)
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In 1911, Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler renamed dementia praecox "schizophrenia.
American madness; the rise and fall of dementia praecox.
Emil Kraepelin popularized the term 'manic-depression' when he distinguished manic-depressive insanity from dementia praecox at the turn of the 20th century (3).
Emil Kraepelin first called it dementia praecox, and in 1980, the DSM-III still described the most common course as "one of acute exacerbations with increasing residual impairment between episodes.

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