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Resources for Psychology

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General Information

Resources include library materials, featuring books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your elective that are listed in the Library Catalog; and Web resources, featuring recommended Web resources  selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.

These resources are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available.  Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.


Books and media on Psychology can be found in the Library under the classification BF. General works on Psychology  are located in BF121-BF128, with works on Developmental Psychologythe psychological development of the individual from infancy to old age, found in BF712-BF724.85. Materials on the psychology of Happiness are found in BF575.H27

Library materials on Social Psychology are found in the Library under the classification HM1001 through HM1281. This includes works on human relations in the workplace in HM1106-HM1171 (found in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Interpersonal Relations). 

Library materials on marriage and family are found under the classification HQ, with Marriage in HQ503-HQ1057 and works on Families in  HQ503-HQ1064.

Books on applied research can be found in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Psychology--Research--Methodology and on the shelves under BF76.5.

Works on medicine and disease in relation to psychology are found in R726.5 through R726.8 (for Medicine and Psychology), and R727 through  R727.47 contains materials on Medical Personnel and Patient, including works on communicating and empathizing with patients. 

For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Accidental Brothers: the story of twins exchanged at birth and the power of nature and nuture / Nancy L. Segal.  [9/18]
BF723.T9 .S434 2018 
  APA dictionary of statistics and research methods / Sheldon Zedeck, editor in chief.
Ref. BF76.5 . A7263 2014
  Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5  5th ed.
Ref. RC455.2 .C4 D536 2013
Section 1. DSM-5 basics. Introduction -- Use of the manual -- Cautionary statement for forensic use of DSM-5 -- Section 2. Diagnostic criteria and codes. [6/16]
  A dictionary of psychology / Andrew M. Colman.  4th Ed.
Ref. BF31 .C65 2015
Dictionary covers all branches of psychology, including psychoanalysis, psychiatry, criminology, neuroscience, and statistics. Features over 80 illustrations, recommended web links, and lists of abbreviations, symbols, phobias and phobic stimuli with full definitions.  [12/16]
♦  Mental health / editor, Ann Quigley.
RA790 .M315 2007
Provides many diverse opinions concerning mental health to encourage critical thinking. Includes primary sources, bibliography and research sources. [6/16]
♦  Personal connections in the digital age / Nany K. Baym.
HM1106 .B38 2015
Offer a data-grounded primer on how to make sense of important changes brought about by the Internet and mobile phone in our day-to-day lives. [5/17]
♦  Psychologizing / Patrick M Whitehead.
BF77 .W465 2016
Encourages readers to approach psychology on a personal level emphasizing learning through practice. [11/17]
  The psychology book / [contributors, Catherine Collin...(et al.)]
BF121 .P815 2012 
Clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field with accessible text, and easy-to-follow graphics and illustrations. [5/15]
  Research methods in psychology / edited by Glynis M. Breakwell, Jonathan A. Smith, and Daniel B. Wright.
BF 76.5 .R466 2012
Extensive coverage of psychological methods, quanititative and qualitative from beginning through intermediate level research methods that psychology students need. [6/17]
♦  Social empathy: the art of understanding others / Elizabeth Segal.
BF575 .E55 S443 2018
With social empathy we can develop our ability to understand one another and have compassion toward different social groups - not just by imagining what it is like to be another person but to consider the social, economic, and political circumstances that shaped them. [1/19]
♦  Social psychology for dummies / Daniel Richardson.
HM1033 .R54 2014 [9/19]


Search EBSCO's Full Text Finder for Journal Titles, or by subject or simple keyword.
Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  The Journal of General Psychology (e-journal 1975 - present, 18 month delay)
Articles on experimental, physiological and comparative psychology,
including human and animal studies and mathematical and other
theoretical investigations.
♦  Journal of Mental Health Counseling (e-journal 1994 -present)
Devoted to traditional data-based research. Addresses concerns of mental
health counselors in private paractice, community agencies, business and
industry, and rehabilitation who deal with issues such as family counseling and substance abuse.
♦  Journal of Personality (e-journal 1945 - present, 1 year delay)
Articles on experimental studies of personality and behavior dynamics, personality development, and individual differences in the cognitive, affective and interpersonal domains. [12/16]
♦  Journal of Personality Assessment (e-journal 1975 - present, 1 year delay)
Deals with the application of methods of personality assessment. [4/16]
♦  Psychology Journal (e-journal  2007 - present)
Covers all areas of psychology.   [12/16]
♦  Psychology Today (in Library) (e-journal  1992 - present) [12/16]


Listed are selected media titles pertinent to your elective:
♦  Secrets of body language [videorecording] / produced by Granada International, Ltd. ; produced by ITV Productions for History.
Media (DVD) BF637 .N66 S43 2008
Examines political icons from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to 2008 presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain. Shows how politicians and celebrities use subtle body language to persuade masses, establish power, and advance careers.
♦  This emotional life [videorecording] / a co-production of the NOVA/WGBH Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions.
Media (DVD) BF531 .T45 2010
This program explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals. Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight by celebrities.

Web Resources

Listed are selected web resources pertinent to your elective:
♦  Encyclopedia of Psychology
 "...where we record and analyze the evolution of the field. .. you will find research submitted by third parties and reviewed by our team. [5/17]
" access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information." [5/17]
♦  Mental Health & Psychology Resources Online
PsychCentral.  Annotated directory of online psychology and mental health resources listed by subject.  Brief quizes on mental health issues.   [8/16]
♦  National Institute of Mental Health
Concise informaton and sources on a variety of Health topics related to mental health. [5/17]

Last updated 112019/JAU