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Should the label "schizophrenia" be abandoned?

Lasalvia, Antonio; Penta, Elena; Sartorius, Norman; Henderson, Scott


The term schizophrenia is increasingly contested by researchers, clinicians, patients and families. Mental health users and professionals around the world have started calling for a change of the name, seeing it as stigmatizing and harmful. This paper reviews the literature published so far on the issue of renaming schizophrenia, carefully weighing the pros and cons of the proposed changes. Forty seven papers have been published so far, encompassing editorials, research papers, commentaries to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Schizophrenia Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.01.031


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