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ABC Radio Interview: Jack Heath asks should schizophrenia be renamed to help reduce stigma?

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If schizophrenia was called 'integration disorder' would it help reduce stigma?

SANE Australia CEO, Jack Heath, spoke to ABC Far North Queensland's, Phil Staley, explaining the history of the idea and how this change could reduce stigma associated with the illness.

Jack also called for a five year coordinated national campaign to reduce the stigma surrounding all mental illnesses.




For more information on schizophrenia, download the SANE Factsheet.

 

 

Last updated: 9 February, 2016
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