Articles tagged with language
What’s in a word? Patients, clients, service users…
“There seems to be a view out there in mental health that “service user” and “client” are good and “patient” is bad. I don’t buy it.” Phil Dore looks at the meaning of language used to describe people who use mental health services.
What do you call a person who receives mental health services?
There are people who have had bad experiences of mental health services – you only have to look in the comments sections of my posts on this blog to find people who have nothing good to say about mental health services - who would answer “victim”. (I just thought I’d get that in first). But this […]