Today’s Problems and Results of Biological Research in Schizophrenia

  • H. Hippius
  • M. Ackenheil


Since 1908, since exactly 75 years ago, the usage of the term “group of schizophrenias” suggested by Eugen BLEULER for the endogenous psychoses for whose central group Emil KRAEPELIN coined the term “dementia praecox” in the 6th edition of his textbook in 1899, has become standard in psychiatry.


Schizophrenic Patient Growth Hormone Secretion Beta Endorphin Neuroleptic Treatment Schizophrenic Symptom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hippius
    • 1
  • M. Ackenheil
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychiatric Clinic of the University of MunichGermany

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