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[kre-puh-leen] /ˌkrɛ pəˈlin/
[ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/ (Show IPA),
1856–1926, German psychiatrist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The fusion has, however, been rejected by some—by Binswanger and Kraepelin, for instance.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • Dr. Kraepelin has been kind enough to send me one of the types.

  • Kraepelin and his pupils have contributed most extensively to our knowledge on this subject.

    How to Live Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
  • Some experiments of Smith, and others of Krz and Kraepelin have been directed toward the solution of this all-important question.

  • Kraepelin laid the foundations for systematic classification with his dementia prcox and manic-depressive groups.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • He first points out that Kraepelin's "Dementia prcox" includes much more than it should with its inevitably bad prognosis.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • Kraepelin recognizes, of course, the occurrence of stupor symptoms or states in the course of manic-depressive psychoses.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • The necessity of establishing the possibility of some stupors having a good prognosis has arisen from Kraepelin's work.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • Kraepelin treats stupors occurring in manic-depressive insanity as falling into two groups, the depressive and manic.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • Kraepelin used very small doses of alcohol for some of his experiments.

Kraepelin in Medicine

Kraepelin Krae·pe·lin (krěp'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).

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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