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The fight against the stigma of schizophrenia

  • J. J. López-Ibor
Conference paper

Abstract

The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) has, among others, the following goals:
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    Increase knowledge and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and in the care for the mentally ill;

     
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    Improve the care for the mentally ill;

     
  3. 3.

    Prevent mental disorders;

     
  4. 4.

    Promote mental health;

     
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    Preserve the rights of the mentally ill;

     
  6. 6.

    Promote the development and observance of the highest ethical standards in psychiatric care, teaching and research;

     
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    Promote the development of the highest quality standards in psychiatric care, teaching and research, as well as the observance of such standards;

     
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    Promote non-discrimination (parity) in the provision of care of the mentally ill;

     
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    Protect the rights of psychiatrists.

     

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