A Bridge to the Future- Redefining the Scientific Paradigm in the Treatment of Schizophrenia
By Deborah Ward,2015-02-12 17:40
Well, a quick reminder about Kraeplin the father of psychiatric classification. He was the first one to actually recognize that there is a difference between two types of psychoses, what he called dementia praecox manic depressive illness, and his criteria for the but he did not call it schizophrenia, he called it dementia praecox. It was bizarre thinking, persecutory or grandiose delusions, auditory hallucinations, catatonia abnormalities of volition, which is a very strong negative symptom, and he did not believe they were pathognomic symptoms.