Tuesday June 2, 2020

Use of the term ‘schizophrenia'

I am writing to you in relation to an article by David McWilliams (SBP 28/11/04).

4th December, 2004

I am writing to you in relation to an article by David McWilliams (SBP 28/11/04). The term ‘schizophrenia' is used in the body of the article.

From the point of view of stigma issues, we promote the use of the term ‘person with a diagnosis of schizophrenia' or ‘people with schizophrenia', or words to that effect. Against this background, it is evident that the term ‘schizophrenia' was an incorrect word choice for the article. Schizophrenia...

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