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Psychologists Dissatisfied with DSM, Want Alternatives

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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I have co-authored a new research study with Drs. Doug Maynard and Michael Gayle that found psychologists overwhelmingly use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) but aren’t satisfied with it. The article was just published in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Read the accepted prepublication version. Article details below. The article has already received media attention here.… Continue reading

APA Panel on Diagnostic Alternatives

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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Dr. Raskin presented at the 2022 American Psychological Association annual convention in Minneapolis as part of a symposium panel looking at DSM-5-TR and its alternatives. Chaired by clinical psychologist Todd DuBose, the panel included seminal representatives of various diagnostic approaches: Sarah Morris (Associate Head of Research Domain Criteria at the National Institute of Mental Health), Robert… Continue reading

Presidential Address Published

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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My Society for Humanistic Psychology (SHP) presidential address has been published in The Humanistic Psychologist as an advance online publication. SHP is Division 32 of the American Psychological Association. If you don’t have access to The Humanistic Psychologist, a preprint is available here. Citation Raskin, J. D. (2022). Using context-centered and person-centered therapies to unite a divided nation.… Continue reading

2021 APA Virtual Convention Presentations

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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I’m participating in two presentations at this week’s virtual APA convention. Society for Humanistic Psychology Presidential Address: Using Humanistic Psychology to Unite a Divided Nation APA Collaborative Program: Moving Beyond the DSM-5? Leading Experts Outline and Discuss Cutting-Edge Alternatives Live Q&A sessions will be held in the Society for Humanistic Psychology virtual hospitality suite on Saturday,… Continue reading

Primer on Alternatives to the DSM Appears in Print

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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My primer on alternatives to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (co-authored with MS in mental health counseling alum Gabrielle Phillips) has been published in the April 2021 issue of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Read the prepublication accepted draft here. Full reference and link to the article: Phillips, G., & Raskin, J. D. (2021).… Continue reading

Video: “COVID-19: Trauma and Coping”

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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My presentation at the “Without Limits” faculty panel explored using context-centered theory to help people cope with the coronavirus pandemic. The panel was sponsored by the SUNY New Paltz College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. My talk was based on the following co-authored paper: Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2021). The coronavirus in context: Guidance… Continue reading