Sartorius, N. Sources and Traditions of Classification in Psychiatry. Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber, 1990 - EXCERPT
With regard to psychiatric classification and nomenclature all mental health workers should be bilingual: They should command both an international terminology and their own national or local professional language.
The latter is necessary for the description of the phenomena relevant to psychiatric work in the specific culture, which may influence disease and create conditions seen nowhere else. . .