Kraepelin and His Influence on Modern Classification
Classification became an unpopular topic among American mental-health professionals during the mid-twentieth centry. The best summary of the pejorative connotation of classification is contained in Szasz’s (1961) statement, “Classifiers should be classified, not people.”
KeywordsMental Disorder Anorexia Nervosa American Psychiatric Association Ideal Type Research Diagnostic Criterion
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