Tag Archives: DSM-5

Counselor Attitudes Toward DSM-5 Article Published

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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Dr. Michael C. Gayle and I have coauthored a research article on counselor attitudes toward the DSM-5. The article appears in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Reference Gayle, M. C., & Raskin, J. D. (2017). DSM-5: Do counselors really want an alternative? Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 57(6), 650-666. doi: 10.1177/0022167817696839 Abstract The results of a… Continue reading

Counselor Attitudes about DSM-5 Paper Available as Advance Online Publication

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

My coauthored article with Mike Gayle on counselor attitudes toward the DSM-5 is now available as an advance online publication. Check it out. Reference Gayle, M. C., & Raskin, J. D. (2017). DSM-5: Do counselors really want an alternative? Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0022167817696839 Abstract The results of a survey exploring counselor attitudes toward the fifth edition of… Continue reading

Newly Published: “DSM-5: Do Psychologists Really Want an Alternative?”

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
Cover, Journal of Humanistic Psychology

The first of my two coauthored articles (with Mike Gayle) on professionals’ attitudes toward the DSM has been published in the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Here’s the reference and abstract:  Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2016). DSM-5: Do psychologists really want an alternative? Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 56(5), 439-456. doi: 10.1177/0022167815577897 DSM-5: Do Psychologists Really Want… Continue reading

Psychologist Attitudes about DSM-5 Paper Available as Advance Online Publication

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

My coauthored article with Mike Gayle on psychologist attitudes toward the DSM-5 is now available as an advance online publication. Check it out. Reference Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2015). DSM-5: Do psychologists really want an alternative? Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0022167815577897 Abstract Only two published studies, both from the early 1980s, have specifically… Continue reading

Speaking in Code

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

New blog post: Raskin, J. D. (2013, June 10). Speaking in code [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://dxsummit.org/archives/811 Excerpt: The recent publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has brought several new disorders into public consciousness while eliminating some old ones. As just two examples, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation disorder is in, but Asperger’s is out. The… Continue reading

Can Evolutionary Theory Help Us Define Mental Disorder?

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New blog post on The New Existentialists: Raskin, J. D. (2013, January 4). Can evolutionary theory help us define mental disorder? [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.saybrook.edu/newexistentialists/posts/01-04-13 Excerpt: Jerome Wakefield (1992a, 1992b) offers a provocative alternative to the vague atheoretical definition of mental disorder presently found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders… Continue reading

Appointment as Co-Chair of Diagnostic Summit Committee

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Frank Farley and Jon Raskin have been named the new co-chairs of the Society for Humanistic Psychology‘s Open Letter Committee, which is being renamed the Diagnostic Summit Committee. Dave Elkins was the previous chair. The other committee members remain the same:  Donna Rockwell, Brent Robbins, and Sarah Kamens.  Krishna Kumar is a new member of committee, while graduate student… Continue reading

Additional 2012 Presentations

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

I have the following additional presentations coming up this summer: Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? Workshop to be given at the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story. Keynote to be given at the 15th Biennial… Continue reading

Defining Mental Disorder, DSM-5 Style

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New blog post examining the proposed revision to the definition of mental disorder, which is currently being considered for DSM-5: Defining Mental Disorder, DSM-5 Style / The New Existentialists EXCERPT: What is a mental disorder? This is a question the American Psychiatric Association (2012) has been contemplating as it prepares the DSM-5, the soon-to-be-published revision of… Continue reading