Words Are Magic Boxes, Or Dangerous Like Mousetraps

From Mad in Italy: In a society that overwhelms us with words and acronyms it is increasingly difficult to understand and orient oneself. In the world of health and mental health above all this is even more serious when you consider that a word can mark the future life of a child or even the “social death” of an adult.

In the article by Miriam Gandolfi, written specifically for Mad in Italy, we are offered a compass to orient ourselves, understand and choose. The complex and obscure words of psychiatry are translated into precise but understandable language. Clear communication is the first step towards respecting people.

Click here to read this article in the original Italian, or here to read the English translation