PSYCHOLOGY RESOURCES

OUC Print Resources

Psychology - LC#'s for circulating books

B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion 
BF Psychology 
H Social Sciences 
R Medicine
 

Psychology - Reference Resources

Reference section - non-circulating books, find according to LC# - check for the red dot on the spine

DSM-IV - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (the DSM is kept at the circulation desk)
The DSM IV provides the only comprehensive classification of all recognized psychiatric disorders
in print. This edition features increased emphasis on multicultural influences, development across
the lifespan, and substance abuse disorders. More than 1,000 clinicians and researchers have
contributed to the revision of this classic reference

Encyclopedia of Psychology (Corsini, 4 vol.) - BF31 .E52 1994
Encyclopedia of Psychology (Kazdin, 8 vol. ) -BF31 .E52 2000
Encyclopedia of Learning and Memory - BF318 .E53 1992
Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence - BF431 .E59 1994

Encyclopedia of Human Emotion - BF531 .E55 1999
Handbook of Child Psychology BF721 .H242 1998
Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Friedman, 3 vol.) - RA790.5 .E53 1998
Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Kahn, 1 vol.) - RC437 .K34 2001
Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties - RC535 .D63 1989

OUC Journals in Print

Remember:  OUC periodicals are not catalogued on ALICE.  Please see the Kardex for complete
holdings information and location of periodical.  

Titles on microfilm:
American Psychologist
Child Development
Cognitive Therapy and Research
Journal of Counseling and Development
Journal of Educational Psychology

Bound titles:
Behavior Research and Therapy
Child Study Journal
Community Mental Health Journal
Counseling Psychologist
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Journal of Applied Psychology
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Psychological Record

OUC Online Article Databases

When accessing these databases from home, you will be prompted to enter your name and social
security number to verify that you are currently a student at Ohio University. 

PsycINFO - the most comprehensive index for psychology; covers 1966 to the present; minimal full text
available of scholarly journal articles
PsycINFO Historic - as above, but covers 1887-1966
OhioLink's Electronic Journal Center - many subjects covered; all articles available full text and all
scholarly; click "Search" at the top of the screen to enter your subject and get a list of citations
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - citations and some full text articles from scholarly journals
Health and Wellness Resource Center - a mix of both scholarly and popular health related articles; 
some full text available
Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition - citations and some full text articles; mostly scholarly journals 
Health Source - Consumer Edition - citations and some full text articles; focus is on popular articles, 
but includes some scholarly content as well
Academic Search Premier - citations and some full text articles from both scholarly and popular articles;
this database covers a wide variety of subjects and is NOT specifically for psychology or health topics
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - citations to dissertations on a wide variety of subjects
Lexis Nexis Academic Universe - citations and full text to articles from scholarly medical journals; you
must choose "Medical" from the menu on the left to access the medical journals
SIRS Researcher - full text articles on hot topics (mostly newspaper & magazines) 


From the Ohio University InfoTree
Psychology section of the Ohio University InfoTree Links to a variety of sources on your subject. This link will point you to books, web sites, databases and other resurces. Great jumping off point!
Psychology Subject Guide
Written by Carrie Preston at Ohio University's Alden Library, this is an introductory guide to highlight library resources at Ohio University, and to provide links to the Internet for the field of Psychology. Psychology Web Gateways These are directories with ratings and reviews. Most times, this means higher quality and reliability. For example, librarians or Masters/PhD students are rating the information. They usually have found really great sites, saving you some time.
Web Suggestions

PSYCHOLOGY ORGANIZATIONS

American Psychological Association
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

American Psychological Society
The American Psychological Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national level.

American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its over 35,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

Ohio Psychological Association
The website is designed to facilitate communication between the association and its members and the general public. We hope that it will serve to inform you about what The Ohio Psychological Association is about and to link up with psychologists around the state.

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH SITES

National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Library of Medicine Mental Health page
Site is divided into the following subtopics of mental health: Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Treatment,
Clinical Trials, Alternative Therapy, Specific Conditions and more. See their "Health Information" page for information on specific conditions.

National Mental Health Information Center
A subdivision of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. See the "Features" menu on the left of the screen or try the "Mental Health Topics" tab near the top of the page. See their "Mental Health Topics" page.

National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service. See their "Fact Sheet" page.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Founded in 1979, NAMI today works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families. Also see their "About Mental Illness" page which lists specific disorders.

SITES FOR SPECIFIC DISORDERS AND CONDITIONS

Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grey menu bar near the top of the page links to information for students and young adults, parents and teachers and researchers and health professionals.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
See their great list of "Quick Facts" for information about specific drugs, population groups and addiction subtopics.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Click on the "Articles" link on the left menu.

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Basic information about ADD for ADD patients. The "Reading Materials" menu on the left inlcudes 65 articles about ADD.

Autism
Autism Society of America
The Autism Society of America was founded in 1965 by a small group of parents working on a volunteer basis out of their homes. Over the last 35 years, the Society has developed into the leading source of information and referral on autism.

National Autistic Society (British organization)
The National Autistic Society exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.

National Alliance for Autism Research
The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is the first organization in the U.S. dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research focusing on autism spectrum disorders.

Bipolar Disorder
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) is a parent-led, not-for-profit, Web-based membership organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early-onset bipolar disorder. Site contains information about the disorder as well as brain images and a chronology of the disease's history.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses – depression and bipolar disorder. The organization fosters an understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder Research Foundation
Founded in 1999, BPDRF has mobilized research centers in the US and Europe to investigate whether BPD is a recognizably distinct entity and, if so, what the defining characteristics of the disorder are.

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center
Site from the New York Presbyterian Hospital. See "What is BPD?" and "Resources" links.

Depression
Depression Alliance
(British Organization)
This web site contains information about the symptoms of depression, treatments for depression, as well as research, Depression Alliance campaigns, press office and local groups.

National Foundation for Depressive Illness
Purpose of the site is to educate the public about Depressive Illness, its consequences and its treatability.

Postpartum Depression
FAQ's from the National Women's Health Information Center.

Eating Disorders and Obesity
National Eating Disorders Association
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent eating disorders and provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues.

Harvard Eating Disorders Center
The Harvard Eating Disorders Center (HEDC) is a dynamic, interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to cutting-edge research, education, and public discourse in the field of eating disorders.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
We provide help for those struggling with Eating Disorders,
Anorexia, Bulimia, & Compulsive Overeating. Site includes general information about eating disorders, information about use of ipecac, laxatives, and diet supplements and eating disorders in the news.

American Obesity Association
Site includes information about childhood obesity, "fast facts" about obesity and statistics on obesity in America.

North American Association for the Study of Obesity
The North American Association for the Study of Obesity is an interdisciplinary society whose purpose is to develop, extend and disseminate knowledge in the field of obesity.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is the only national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to informing the public, healthcare professionals and legislators that anxiety disorders are real, serious and treatable.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Although this organization focuses on assisting American veterans, there is a lot of information on their "Facts About PTSD" page related to non-combat oriented cases of PTSD and non-veteran patients.

PTSD Alliance
The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alliance is a group of professional and advocacy organizations that have joined forces to provide educational resources to individuals diagnosed with PTSD and their loved ones; those at risk for developing PTSD; and medical, healthcare and other frontline professionals.

Schizophrenia
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
NARSAD is a private, not-for-profit public charity 501(C)(3) organized for the purpose of raising and distributing funds for scientific research into the causes, cures, treatments and prevention of severe psychiatric brain disorders, such as schizophrenia and depression.

World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
WFSAD strives to increase knowledge, understanding and compassion and reduce the fear, stigma, discrimination and abuse that accompany these difficult conditions.

Sleep and Dreams
National Sleep Foundation
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting education, sleep-related research, and advocacy.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional membership organization dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. The Academy's mission is to assure quality care for patients with sleep disorders, promote the advancement of sleep research and provide public and professional education.

Association for the Study of Dreams
The Association for the Study of Dreams is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming.

FOR PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS

APA Student Resources
Links to information for students who want a career or an advanced degree in psychology.

Current Topics in Psychology
Current events website maintained by a practicing psychologist.

Graduate schools with Psychology related degrees

Applied Psychology (Industrial/Organizational and Human Factors) Graduate Schools
Forensic Psychology Graduate Schools
Psychology Graduate Schools

Community Psychology Graduate Schools
Quantitative Psychology Graduate Schools

Other lists of recommended psychology sites

Marquette Online Research Environment: Internet Resources in Psychology

Psychology Web Links from the University of Southern California
Links chosen by a psychology professor at USC

PsychWeb
This Web site contains lots of psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology. Sites are chosen for inclusion by site administrator, Russell Dewey, Ph.D.

WebPsyc
The International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO) was formed in 1997 to promote the understanding, use and development of online communication, information and technology for the international mental health community.
 
High Quality Internet Directories

Digital Librarian - Psychology
      
      
       
Librarians Index to the Internet - Psychology
      
      
       
Internet Public Library - Psychology Reference


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