Language and thought go hand in hand. Language shapes the way we interpret the world. Our speech is a reflection of our perspective. That being said how do you feel about the use of terms like ‘crazy’, ‘nuts’ or ‘insane’? Do you feel that they influence stigma towards those living with mental illness?
Anonymous. (2013). “Crazy, Nuts, Insane”: Speech and Stigma. Psych Central.
Retrieved on August 1, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/be-the-change/2013/02/crazy-nuts-insane-speech-and-stigma/