dementia praecox


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writes in his epilogue: "The story of the rise and fall of dementia praecox in America is but one narrow angle of approach to understanding a key transitional period in American psychiatry, 1896 to 1930 of so, marked by its mystifying richness of personalities, problems, and professional roles.
Deeply troubled by psychic conflicts, he was diagnosed in his youth with dementia praecox, and was destined to die in a mental institution.
Dementia praecox and psychotic inflation rub up against Pythian utterances and mantic inspiration.
Cognitive deficits in schizophrenia: As early as 1896, the eminent German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin used the term dementia praecox for schizophrenia to imply that the disorder often strikes in adolescence or early adulthood and runs a chronic, lifelong, disabling course.
Eighty-three of 414 first-time admissions (20%) had the diagnosis of dementia praecox schizophrenia).
Recognizing that he was "of no use to the organization" and that the organization was of no use to him, Kerouac tells Murphy that during his interview he started "pouring it on thick" to the "young psychiatrist," who with a "poker face" gave a "superb performance," eventually arriving at Kerouac's preferred diagnosis, dementia praecox.
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