Reconsidering Rosenhan

IB Psychology: Reconsidering Rosenhan

One of the learning outcomes for abnormal psychology is: Discuss validity and reliability of diagnosis. One of the most popular research studies used in essays is David Rosenhan’s 1973 study On Being Sane in Insane Places. Sadly, many students feel that this study is a clear indictment of diagnostic practices and that diagnosis is, therefore, highly unreliable and invalid. It is important that students are able to...


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