Check out this video outlining what a perspectives approach is and how it is central to my forthcoming textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives.
The special section presents a target article that I wrote, followed by various colleagues’ responses to it, and then my responses to them. See below for the full contents of the special section.
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First Published March 7, 2018 / Research Article
Recent research suggests that psychologists and counselors are dissatisfied with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, and open to seeing the development of alternatives to it. Any alternative suitable for psychotherapists must meet certain requirements. A successful alternative must (a) place psychosocial factors on equal footing with biological factors; (b) categorize problems, not people; (c) be scientifically grounded; (d) be collaboratively developed; and (e) be usable across orientations, professions, and constituencies.
Do psychologists know anything about this guy that everyone else can’t see just by paying attention?