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The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology


Revisions Workgroup


The workgroup charter is to (1) Devise best practices for validating and revising the HiTOP structure; and (2) Use these practices to guide ongoing revision of the working HiTOP model, as needed, as well as to collate topics for clarification and future research.


Miri Forbes & Aidan Wright

Miriam K. ForbesAidan G. C. Wright

Forbes (left), Wright (right)

Current Revisions Proposal Coordinator

Email Miri Forbes with any questions about submitting a proposal to revise the HiTOP model.


Awais Aftab
Benjamin B. Lahey
Benjamin L Hankin
Bob Krueger
Camilo Ruggero
Colin DeYoung
Darren Haywood
David Cicero
Donald Lynam
Eiko Fried
Elizabeth A. Martin
Holly Levin-Aspenson
Irwin D. Waldman
James Prisciandaro
Jennifer Tackett
Kristin Gainey
Lee Anna Clark
Leonard J. Simms
Matthew Sunderland
Mike Roche
Mirko Uljarevic
Nicholas R. Eaton
Noah Venables
Robert D. Latzman
Roman Kotov
Sarah Sperry
Sylia Wilson
Thomas A. Widiger
Timothy Allen
Vina Goghari

Workgroup Outputs

Forbes, M. K., Ringwald, W. R., Allen, T., Cicero, D. C., Clark, L. A., DeYoung, C. G., Eaton, N., Naragon-Gainey, K., Kotov, R., Krueger, R. F., Latzman, R. D., Martin, E. A., Ruggero, C. J., Waldman, I. D., Brandes, C., Fried, E. I., Goghari, V. M., Hankin, B., Sperry, S., Stanton, K., Aftab, A., Lynam, D., Roche, M., & Wright, A. G. (2023). Principles and procedures for revising the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology. Preprint

Current Projects/Opportunities to get involved

Workgroup Update:
In the past 12 months, the Revisions Workgroup has finalised the procedures for making revisions to the HiTOP framework (https://osf.io/2g3sr), made our first change to the model (“harmful substance use”; https://osf.io/rscqf), and submitted our first workgroup paper, which describes the principles and procedures for revisions (https://psyarxiv.com/xr48p/).Going forward, we expect the workgroup will largely be focused on evaluating revisions proposals as well as updating the procedures for revisions when needed. We welcome any interested members or trainees to join! Email Aidan Wright (wright.aidan@gmail.com) and/or Miri Forbes (miriam.k.forbes@gmail.com) to join our crew.

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