Staying well has to be the main goalBMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2307 (Published 16 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2307
- Ian M Anderson, professor of psychiatry
- 1University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
I was heartened to read Rebecca Lawrence’s patient journey and admire her courage in being open about her illness.1 I hope that this will help others to do the same if they need to, because stigma and guilt or shame can be two sides of the same coin.
However, I was dismayed by the sentence in the clinician’s perspective that: “Once …