Kraepelin: manic-depressive insanity and paranoia Watch

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Too many tragically ignorant people out there think depression's little more than a negative state of mind which affects weak people. The same people who aren't aware of the extensive historical background of true pathological depression and don't know its severe forms resemble schizophrenia.

Anyway, Kraepelin was a German psychiatrist who conceptualised severe mental illness/psychosis (including schizophrenia, bipolar, true melancholic depression) in a way that no one else could dream of. Problem his mainstream psychiatry's gone the completely wrong way and the classical descriptions are mostly unknown to the ignorant general public but here's his book on bipolar disorder.

https://archive.org/stream/manicdepr...ge/62/mode/1up

I just feel that people would never question the validity of genuine psychiatric depression if they read how it is in its greatest form. And hundreds of years ago, not even as a recent label.
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what?
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(Original post by Anonymous)
what?
No one would be ignorant about depression if they read Kraepelin. That's why I linked the article.
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No one would be ignorant about depression if they read Kraepelin. That's why I linked the article.
Oh. Ok. Well thanks. tbh I didn't read it. I didn't know why. I think so. maybe. I don't know
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