International Kraepelin Society

International Kraepelin Society

Emil Kraepelin
(1856-1926)

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· Father of modern psychiatry
· Discovered
Schizophrenia
&
Manic-depression
· Co-discovered Alzheimer’s Disease
· Father of the Modern and

Humane Psychiatric Clinic

Kraepelin discovered schizophrenia and manic-depression. Kraepelin also jointly discovered Alzheimer’s disease which he named after his colleague and co-discoverer, Dr. Alois Alzheimer.

“Kraepelin was the first to use the methods of psychological investigation and experimentation in psychiatry…Kraepelin ought to be recognized as the founder of Clinical Psychology.”
– H.J. Eysenck’s Encyclopedia of Psychology

“Kraepelin…pioneered psychopharmacology, which he virtually founded. He was the first to use experimental methods to study the effects of drugs, alcohol, nicotine, etc., on human behavior.”
– H.J. Eysenck’s Encyclopedia of Psychology
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International Kraepelin Society
S. W. Eros, MD
President
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International Kraepelin Society
P.O. Box 688
New Hampton, NY 10958-0688
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Tel: (845)-374-2008

email: INQUIRIES@kraepelin.org
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