Jargon buster

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Here you’ll find some common acronyms and jargon used in mental health settings.

If you have some more, please feel free to add them in the comments section of the relevant page.


Jargonaut (colloquial): a person who uses an excessive amount of jargon”(OED). First use is attributed to the New York Times in 1963.



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