Two of the original Top 50 themes searched on at HealthCentral's schizophrenia community site were the questions posed as to whether stigma has gotten better over the years and are people with schizophrenia violent. I wanted to tackle these twin evergreen topics again in light of the recent news.
The root of stigma lies in the dictionary.
The Oxford American College Dictionary defines crazy thus: "Mentally deranged, esp. as manifested in a wild or aggressive way."
Derange is "to cause...