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POLL: am schizophrenic/have schizophrenia

Which do you prefer to say?

  • I am schizophrenic.
  • I have schizophrenia.

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i dont like either , i would say i have suffered psychosis or something, I’m not trying to be difficult or ‘different’ i just hate the word schizophrenia bc it is so negative :frowning:

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I say I have schizophrenia when I have to,

But I don’t often disclose that.

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I use both. I don’t have a problem with it but I don’t disclose to everyone.

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I usually say a generic “my illness”, but I don’t usually say what that “illness” is. And people never ask.

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I dont like being called schizophrenic, its like saying that I am not a human.

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I say I have sz.

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I say I have schizophrenia

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Are you looking for politically correct term. Im not.

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I am schizophrenic, but I am a schizophrenic.

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i always say i have sz

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I just hate the word in general.

I’d rather have others call me, odd.

there’s been lots of great writers who were considered odd.

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I always say everyone is crazy, that seems to cover it.

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I say “I’ve been diagnosed with schizophrenia”

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