Fragmentation or differentiation: questioning the crisis in psychology.

@article{Zittoun2009FragmentationOD,
  title={Fragmentation or differentiation: questioning the crisis in psychology.},
  author={Tania Zittoun and Alex Gillespie and Flora Cornish},
  journal={Integrative psychological & behavioral science},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={104-15}
}
There is a recurrent discourse about the fragmentation of psychology and its crises as a science, which often leads to a disenchanted view about its future. To this discourse we oppose a developmental one, in which crises can be occasions for development, and in which development might imply differentiation. We first review why psychology can be said to be in crisis. We then situate the crisis in the pragmatics of doing psychology. Crises occur when psychologists have problems either working… CONTINUE READING
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