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Professor Rachel Cooper

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Commentary on Jonathan Raskin’s ‘What might an alternative to the DSM suitable for psychotherapists look like?’

    Cooper, R. V., 1/05/2019, In : Journal of Humanistic Psychology. 59, 3, p. 376-384 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  3. 2018
  4. Published

    The Myth of Hempel and the DSM-III

    Cooper, R. V. & Blashfield, R., 08/2018, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 70, p. 10-19 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    Understanding the DSM-5: stasis and change

    Cooper, R. V., 1/03/2018, In : History of Psychiatry. 29, 1, p. 49-65 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. 2017
  7. Published

    Socratic questioning in alien landscapes?

    Cooper, R. V., 11/2017, In : Journal of Applied Philosophy. 34, 5, p. 724-729 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    A modest proposal: commentary on “A role for philosophers, sociologists and bioethicists in revising the DSM”

    Cooper, R., 09/2017, In : Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology. 24, 3, p. 207-209 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    Where’s the problem? considering Laing and Esterson’s account of schizophrenia, social models of disability, and extended mental disorder

    Cooper, R. V., 08/2017, In : Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. 38, 4, p. 295-305 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Classification, rating scales, and promoting user-led research

    Cooper, R. V., 14/02/2017, Extraordinary science and psychiatry: responding to the current crisis in mental health research. Poland, J. & Tekin, E. (eds.). MIT Press, (Philosophical Psychopathology).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  11. Published

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)

    Cooper, R. V., 2017, In : Knowledge Organization. 44, 8, p. 668-676 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    Doing without A Metaphysics of Psychopathology

    Cooper, R. V., 2017, In : Bulletin of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry. 24, p. 10-12 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  13. 2016
  14. Published

    Health and disease

    Cooper, R. V., 15/12/2016, The Bloomsbury Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Medicine. Marcum, J. (ed.). London: Bloomsbury, p. 275-296 (Bloomsbury Companions).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  15. Published

    First do no harm? what role should considerations of potential harm play in revising the D.S.M.?

    Cooper, R., 06/2016, In : Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology. 23, 2, p. 103-113 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. Published

    Re-evaluating the DSM-I

    Cooper, R. & Blashfield, R., 02/2016, In : Psychological Medicine. 46, 3, p. 449-456 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. 2015
  18. Published

    How might I have been?

    Cooper, R., 10/2015, In : Metaphilosophy. 46, 4-5, p. 495-514 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    Why is the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders so hard to revise? path-dependence and “lock-in” in classification

    Cooper, R., 06/2015, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 51, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. Published

    Kuhnian paradigms

    Blease, C. & Cooper, R., 20/01/2015, The encyclopedia of clinical psychology. Cautin, R. & Lilienfeld, S. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  21. Published

    Must disorders cause harm? the changing stance of the DSM

    Cooper, R. V., 2015, The DSM-5 in perspective: philosophical reflections on the psychiatric babel. Demazeux, S. & Singy, P. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 83-96 14 p. (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences; vol. 10).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  22. 2014
  23. Published

    Duhem-Quine thesis

    Cooper, R. & Blease, C., 12/2014, The encyclopedia of clinical psychology. Cautin, R. & Lilienfeld, S. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  24. Published

    Review of A Metaphysics of Psychopathology. By P.Zachar

    Cooper, R. V., 10/2014, In : Psychological Medicine. 44, 14, p. 3135-3135 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  25. Published

    Shifting boundaries between the normal and the pathological: the case of mild intellectual disability

    Cooper, R., 06/2014, In : History of Psychiatry. 25, 2, p. 171-186 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    On deciding to have a lobotomy: either lobotomies were justified or decisions under risk should not always seek to maximise expected utility

    Cooper, R., 02/2014, In : Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. 17, 1, p. 143-154 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Diagnosing the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders

    Cooper, R., 2014, London: Karnac Books. 79 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  28. 2013
  29. Published

    Avoiding false positives: zones of rarity, the threshold problem, and the DSM clinical significance criterion.

    Cooper, R., 11/2013, In : Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 58, 11, p. 606-611 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    Disease mongering

    Cooper, R., 1/02/2013, The international encyclopaedia of ethics. La Follette, H. (ed.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  31. Published

    Can it be a good thing to be deaf?

    Cooper, R., 2013, Deaf epistemologies: multiple perspectives on the acquisition of knowledge. Paul, P. V. & Moores, D. F. (eds.). Chicago, Ill. : Gallaudet University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  32. Published

    Introduction

    Carel, H. & Cooper, R., 2013, Health, illness & disease: philosophical essays. Carel, H. & Cooper, R. (eds.). Durham: Acumen, p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  33. Published

    Natural kinds

    Cooper, R., 2013, The Oxford handbook of philosophy and psychiatry. Fulford, K., Davies, M., Graham, G., Sadler, J., Stanghellini, G. & Thornton, T. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  34. Published

    What’s special about mental health and disorder?

    Cooper, R., 2013, Arguing about human nature: contemporary debates. Downes, S. & Machery, E. (eds.). New York: Routledge

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  35. 2012
  36. Published

    Complicated grief: philosophical perspectives

    Cooper, R., 07/2012, Complicated grief: scientific foundations for health care professionals. Stroebe, M., Schut, H. & van den Bout, J. (eds.). Routledge, p. 13-26 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  37. Published

    Psychiatric classification and subjective experience

    Cooper, R., 04/2012, In : Emotion Review. 4, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Published

    Being ill and getting better: recovery and accounts of disorder

    Cooper, R., 2012, The recovery of people with mental illness: philosophical and related perspectives . Rudnick, A. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 217-235 19 p. (International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  39. Published

    Is psychiatric classification a good thing?

    Cooper, R., 2012, Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry II: Nosology. Kendler, K. S. & Parnas, J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 61-70 (International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  40. 2011
  41. Published

    Illness or moral failing?

    Cooper, R., 2011, In : The Philosophers' Magazine. 55, p. 43-47 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Mental health and disorder

    Cooper, R., 2011, The Sage handbook of health care ethics: core and emerging issues . Chadwick, R., ten Have, H. & Meslin, E. (eds.). London: Sage, p. 251-260 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  43. Published

    Some classifications will be natural: forum on philosophy of classification

    Cooper, R., 2011, In : Knowledge Organization. 38, 5, p. 398-404 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. 2010
  45. Published

    Are culture-bound syndromes as real as universally-occurring disorders?

    Cooper, R., 12/2010, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 41, 4, p. 325-332 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. 2009
  47. Published

    Is psychiatric research scientific?

    Cooper, R., 2009, Psychiatry as cognitive neuroscience: philosophical perspectives. Broome, M. & Bortolotti, L. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  48. 2007
  49. Published

    Psychiatry as a value-laden science.

    Cooper, R. V., 11/2007, Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science. London: Acumen, 240 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  50. Published

    Are there natural kinds in psychology?

    Cooper, R., 2007, Revitalising causality: realism about causality in philosophy and social science. Groff, R. (ed.). Routledge

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  51. Published

    Aristotelian accounts of disease: what are they good for?

    Cooper, R., 2007, In : Philosophical Papers. 36, 3, p. 427-442 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Can it be a good thing to be deaf?

    Cooper, R., 2007, In : Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 32, 6, p. 563-583 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science.

    Cooper, R. V., 2007, Acumen. 192 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  54. 2006
  55. Published

    What value a unicorn's horn? a study of archaeological uniqueness and value

    Coningham, R., Cooper, R. & Pollard, M., 2006, The ethics of archaeology. Scarre, C. & Scarre, G. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 260-272 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  56. 2005
  57. Published

    Thought experiments

    Cooper, R. V., 04/2005, In : Metaphilosophy. 36, 3, p. 328-347 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. Published
  59. 2004
  60. Published

    Why Hacking is wrong about human kinds.

    Cooper, R. V., 03/2004, In : British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 55, 1, p. 73-85 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. Published

    Can sociologists understand other forms of life?

    Cooper, R., 2004, In : Perspectives on Science. 12, 1, p. 29-54 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    What is wrong with the DSM?

    Cooper, R. V., 2004, In : History of Psychiatry. 15, 1, p. 5-25 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  63. 2002
  64. Published

    Disease.

    Cooper, R. V., 1/07/2002, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 33, 2, p. 263-282 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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