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Emotion and Psychopathology

  • By: Jaak Panksepp, Georg Northoff & Mark Solms
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Ever since Emil Kraepelin (1856–1926), the father of modern psychiatry, systematized our understanding of psychopathologies early in the 20th century, clinicians have recognized that diverse cognitive symptoms as well as imbalanced emotional-affective feelings characterize mental disease, disorders, or problems. ...