Richard von Krafft-Ebing (Krafft-Ebing Richard von)( German psychiatrist and neuropathologist.)
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Born August 14, 1840 in Mannheim. He studied in Heidelberg, Zurich, Vienna and Prague. In 1864 he became an assistant in a shelter for mentally ill in Illenau. In 1868 he moved to Baden-Baden, where he focused on research and treatment of Nervous and Mental Disease, in 1872 became a professor of psychiatry, University of Strasbourg. A year later was appointed director of the National Hospital for the mentally ill in Graz. Since 1880 - Professor of Psychiatry and Nervous Diseases, University of Graz, and from 1889 - Professor, University of Vienna. In 1902, Krafft-Ebing returned to Graz, where he worked in a nursing home.
Krafft-Ebing - Founder of the clinical analysis of paranoia, the author of numerous works on psychiatry and neurology. Among them - Fundamentals of Criminal Psychology (Grundzge der Kriminalpsychologie, . 1872); judicial psychopathology textbook (Lehrbuch der gerichtlichen Psychopathologie, . 1875), Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry (Lehrbuch der Psychiatrie auf klinicher Grundlage, . 1879); Experimental study of hypnotism (Eine experimentelle Studie auf dem Gebiete des Hypnotismus, . 1888); sexual psychopathology (Psychopathia Sexualis, . 1886), . translated into seven languages, . including the Russian (1995), . Textbook of Psychiatry (Lehrbuch der Psychiatrie, . 1897),
Died Krafft-Ebing, near Graz December 22, 1902.