Skip to main page content
Access keys NCBI Homepage MyNCBI Homepage Main Content Main Navigation
, 6 (22 Pt 2), 177-200

Psychosis: From Mental Disorder to Disease Concept

Affiliations

Psychosis: From Mental Disorder to Disease Concept

M D Beer. Hist Psychiatry.

Abstract

This article traces the development of the concept of psychosis from its being coined as a general term for mental disorder in 1845 by the Austrian psychiatrist Ernst von Feuchtersleben until its reification as a disease concept in the twentieth century by the German psychiatrist and pupil of Kraepelin Kurt Schneider.

Similar articles

See all similar articles

Cited by 4 PubMed Central articles

Personal name as subject

LinkOut - more resources

Feedback