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There are calls to change the name 'schizophrenia'

This article originally appeared in News Limited's Body+Soul.

 

About one in 200 Australians have schizophrenia, a condition shrouded in stigma.

Jo Buchanan, 74, tells Beverley Hadgraft how a name change could have helped her family.

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Read SANE Australia's media release on renaming schizophrenia

For more information on schizophrenia visit SANE Factsheets + Podcasts.

 

https://www.sane.org/media-centre/media-releases-2015/1445-there-are-calls-to-change-the-name-schizophrenia

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