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Reference Books


This is a selective bibliography of psychology reference sources, arranged by type or subject, which are available at Sojourner Truth Library.


  • Dictionary of Psychology [Oxford]. [REF BF31 .C65 2006]
  • Dictionary of Theories, Laws, and Concepts in Psychology. [REF BF31 .R625 1998]
  • The penguin Dictionary of Psychology. [REF BF31. R43 2001]
  • Encyclopedias and Handbooks

  • Classic Experiements in Psychology. [REF BF198.7 M66 2004
  • Concise Encyclopedia of Pain Psychology. [REF RB127 F55 2005]
  • Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. 3rd ed. [REF BF31 E52 2001]
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders:DSM-IV.
        [REF OFFICE RC455.2.LC4 D536 2000]
  • Dictionary of Biological Psychology. [REF QP360 D52 2001]
  • Dictionary of Multicultural Psychology. [REF GN502 H336 2005]
  • Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. [REF HF5548.8 .E498 2007]
  • Encyclopedia of Mental Health. [REF RA790.5 .E53 1998]
  • Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties. [REF RC535 .D63 1989]
  • Encyclopedia of stress and stress-related diseases.[REF QP82.2.S8 K34 2006]
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology [Oxford]. [REF BF31 .E52 2000]
  • Freud Encyclopedia:Theory, Therapy, and Culture. [REF BF173 .F6176 2002]
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders. [REF RC437 G35 2003]
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology. [ REF BF31 .G35 1996]
  • Handbook of Child Psychology. [ REF BF721 .H242 2006]
  • Handbook of Girls' and Women's Psychological Health [REF HQ1206 H2383]
  • Handbook of Educational Psychology. [REF LB1051 .H2354 1996]
  • Handbook of Pediatric Psychology. [REF RJ47.5 H38 2003]
  • Handbook of Psychology. [REF BF121 H1955 2003]
  • Handbook of Social Psychology. [REF HM251 .H224 1998]
  • MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences. [REF BF311 .M556 1999] 
  • Oxford guide to the Mind [REF BF311 O94 2001]
  • Psychologists' Desk Reference. [REF RC467.2 P78 2005]
  • Biography

  • Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. [REF BF109.A1 Z85 1984]
  • Biographical Dictionary of Psychology [Zosne]. [REF BF109.B56 1997]
  • Testing

  • Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures. 8 v. [REF BF431 G624]
  • Handbook of family measurement techniques. [REF HQ728 .T68 1990]
  • Measures for Clinical Practice. 2nd ed. [REF BF176. C66 1994]
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook. [ REF LB3051 .M47].
  • Testing Young Children : a reference guide for developmental, psychoeducational, and
        psychosocial assessments. [ REFBF719.6 .T47 1993].
  • Tests in Print. [REF LB3051 .T46].

    Style Manuals

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. [REF BF76.7 .P82 2001] At the Information Desk
  • Databases

    APA - American Psychological Association

    Web site for the world's largest association of psychologists, working to advance the study of human behavior.   

    The Anxiety Disorders Association of America
    The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the prevention, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders.

    Healthy - American Psychiatric Association
    Information from the American Psychiatric Association about mental health, mental disorders, treatment options and preventative measures.

    Highwire Press
    Stanford University provides free full-text of over 137,000 articles online, second in scope only to Harvard's Astrophysics Data System (ADS). Disciplines covered include science, technology, and medicine.

    National Association of Social Workers
    "The NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies."

    National Institute of Mental Health
    The NIMH is the leading Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders. Their site offers information about depression, anxiety and panic disorders, and other illnesses.   

    Psych Web
    This Web site contains lots of psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology, including brochures, articles and commercial sites related to psychology, psychology journals, psychology departments, tip sheets for psychology majors, and more.

    Psychology Experiments on the Internet
    This is "an on-line cognitive and social psychology laboratory site ... [that] consists of a set of interactive experiments, a cumulative data archive, download utilities for both data and experiment source code, downloadable Excel macros for analyzing data from the experiments, and support materials for those who want to use and/or develop experiments at the site." From the University of Mississippi.

    Psych Central
    Psych Central's Psychology Web Pointer is a continually updated list of psychology and mental health resources on the Internet. It is arranged by General Resources and Professional Resources, and includes a wide variety of topics, including adoption, Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, divorce, eating disorders, health education, mental retardation, parenting, substance abuse, suicide, and much more. It also has links to a number of professional associations and publications.


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