E·mil [ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/, 1856–1926, German psychiatrist. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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

kraepelin in Medicine


[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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