Over the past couple years I have stopped my clinical psychiatric practice after 35 years and have been searching for anything that will lessen the stigma and that will cause those with mental disorders to seek and receive treatment.
It may not be immediately apparent from my "page" but you will find out the next time you come into the office that I have shaved my beard and dropped 87 pounds. Furthermore I am ripped. Six-pack. Seriously. And also, no more "Dr. Weinblatt." You can call me Neil.
Like ''diabetics,'' ''alcoholics,'' and epileptics,'' ''schizophrenics'' can usefully indicate a group of people with a common condition, and some individuals with schizophrenia refer to themselves this way.