Calling “schizophrenia” an unscientific and stigmatizing construct – with little or no reliability or validity – that implies people with the diagnosis have an irreversible brain disease, the International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and Other Psychoses has dropped the label from its name to become the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis.
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Time to remove those “dehumanizing” categories of people and personally and time to also admit the inability for the many professional psychiatrist and their incompetency in dealing with human mental health — more than ever, science alone or cognitive intelligence alone without wisdom and affective domain that are activated — there is no cure . and pharmacy based psychology is a quack now as it was two hundred years ago 🙂
It’s time to abolish the term “schizophrenia” once-and-for all… It’s a dehumanizing label!