Dr. Tracy Mcdonough, Ph.D. was recently interviewed for PsychCentral: The History of Schizophrenia.

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According to PsychCentral, schizophrenia is frequently stigmatized and misunderstood, often far more than other mental health conditions. A 2010 study found that it can be common for those with schizophrenia to be perceived as dangerous, even though other research suggests most people living with this condition are generally nonviolent.

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Tracy McDonough, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Mount St. Joseph University, shares her expertise on this topic.

“At its core, [schizophrenia’s] history is one of not seeing human beings as human beings,” Dr. McDonough tells PsychCentral.

To read more about the history of schizophrenia, visit this article from PsychCentral: The History of Schizophrenia.