New article in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology: Raskin, J. D. (2019). What might an alternative to the DSM suitable for psychotherapists look like? Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 59(3), 368-375. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167818761919 The article is part of a special issue, “Diagnostic Alternatives Part 4.” Abstract: Recent research suggests that psychologists and counselors are dissatisfied with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of… Continue reading
In this video I explain how my textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives includes DSM, ICD, PDM, HiTOP, and PTM perspectives on diagnosis.
Check out this video outlining what a perspectives approach is and how it is central to my forthcoming textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives.
I have two articles in a special issue on ethics slated to appear in the Journal of Constructivist Psychology. The articles are currently available as advance online publications. Details and links below. Update: This issue has now been published. Special Issue: Constructivism and Ethical Meaning-Making: A Target Article and Responses Article The Inescapability of Ethics… Continue reading
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
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
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
Can You Ever Really Get Inside Someone Else’s Head? New post on my blog, “Making Meaning: Constructing Understandings in a Confusing World.” We often speak of “getting inside someone else’s head.” When we talk this way, we usually mean that we wish to understand things as others do so that we can grasp what otherwise might… Continue reading