Diagnostic Perspectives in Abnormal Psychology

In this video I explain how my textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives includes DSM, ICD, PDM, HiTOP, and PTM perspectives on diagnosis.

What’s New in the ICD-11?

The new ICD-11 was released a few weeks ago. Here’s a blog post of mine that examines some of the noteworthy changes (for better...

The Importance of Perspectives in Abnormal Psychology

Check out this video outlining what a perspectives approach is and how it is central to my forthcoming textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives.

Fall 2018 Class and Books

During the Fall 2018 semester, I will be teaching one graduate class: COU510 Counseling Theories The books for this class, which can be purchased online...

Special Section of Journal of Constructivist Psychology on Ethics Published

Check out the special section in the Fall 2018 issue of the Journal of Constructivist Psychology: “Constructivism and Ethical Meaning-Making: A Target Article and...

Suicide as Sickness?

Psychology Today post: “Suicide as Sickness?” The heartrending suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain shocked and upset us. But are we exaggerating the role...

Summer 2018 Classes

  For Summer 2018, I will be teaching one undergraduate and one graduate class: PSY498 Seminar in Psychology COU585 Contemporary Issues in Counseling Here are the required books...

Drugs That Boost Mood: Do You Even Have a Mood Disorder?

Latest blog post: Drugs That Boost Mood: Do You Even Have a Mood Disorder? By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on March 09, 2018 in...

Alternatives to DSM-5 Suitable for Therapists (Advance Online Publication)

What Might an Alternative to the DSM Suitable for Psychotherapists Look Like? Journal of Humanistic Psychology Jonathan D. Raskin First Published March 7, 2018...