Reconceptualizing Abnormal Psychology: The Power of Language

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Join Drs. Danae Hudson and Brooke Whisenhunt as they dive into a variety of topics concerning the evolution of language within the field of psychological disorders.  

Dr. Danae L. Hudson, Missouri State University
Dr. Brooke L. Whisenhunt, Missouri State University

One critical component of inclusive teaching is the careful consideration of the language we use. Join Danae Hudson and Brooke Whisenhunt as they dive into a variety of topics concerning the evolution of language within the field of psychological disorders. Examples include concerns about labeling individuals who have psychological disorders by their diagnosis, considerations regarding the language we use when discussing issues of diversity, gender pronouns, language used to describe people’s racial/ethnic backgrounds, and more. We hope this will provide instructors with additional knowledge of this sensitive evolution and can be helpful to all as they develop inclusive classrooms or teaching materials.