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Frequently, the stigmatization and decriminalization of persons with mental disabilities happens because of lack of information, disinformation and the existing stereotypes in the society. In order to appropriately approach from the ethic perspective and with respect for human dignity the subjects relating to persons with disabilities, it is important knowing very well what consists mental disability of, the existing differences between different types of disability and so to use a correct terminology.
 
We have to make a difference between persons with mental health’s problems (like schizophrenia) and those, who have mental disability (Down syndrome). Although there exist some persons who have both mentally health’s problems and mental disability, these two types of disability are different, they have different causes and consequences, from this reason they presume/present different necessities.