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Change the Name of Mental Illness

"Mental Illness" is a term full of stigma and just incorrect.

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Why this matters

Understand that only the psychiatrists can officially change the name. This would be a vote with the APA, (American Psychiatrists…Read More


Changing the Name of Mental Illness Our Mission and Vision: The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been considering changing the name of "mental illness" for about 20 years, but they can't agree on a name.  The name Neurosynaptic Dysfunction (NSD) is talked about the most so that is why this name was chosen.  Only the APA can…Read More