Changing the Name of Schizophrenia: Patient Perspectives and Implications for DSM-V

  title={Changing the Name of Schizophrenia: Patient Perspectives and Implications for DSM-V},
  author={Constantin Tranulis and Tania Lecomte and Bassam El-Khoury and Ana{\"i}s S. Lavarenne and Daniel Brodeur-C{\^o}t{\'e}},
  booktitle={PloS one},
INTRODUCTION The diagnosis of schizophrenia is increasingly contested by researchers, clinicians, patients and family members. Preeminent researchers proposed its replacement with the salience syndrome concept, arguing for increased validity and less stigmatizing potential. This is the first study exploring the effects on stigma of this nosological proposal. METHODS TWO STUDIES WERE CONDUCTED: one with 161 undergraduate students regarding their stigmatizing attitudes linked to the label of… CONTINUE READING
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