Labeling and stigma in mental disorders occupy a central place in both mental health theory and practice. Some of the problems involved in making psychiatric diagnoses are reviewed. A case description is presented, demonstrating the dangers and complications of labeling and stigma. The irreversibility of labeling and stigma in psychiatric misdiagnosis is emphasized and discussed.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences|
|State||Published - 1992|