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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