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Select Sub-Fields:

  • Adolescent/Child Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Criminal/Forensic Psychology
  • Pathological/Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Social Psychology

Subject Keywords:
abnormal behavior, behavior(al), biological, cognitive, counseling, development, evolutionary, functionalism, heredity, humanistic, introspection, mental processes, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic, structuralism, theory

LoC Classifications:

  • BF1-990 - Psychology
  • RA790 - Mental Health
  • RC321-571 - Neurosciences, Biological Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry
  • RC435-571 - Psychiatry

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Professional Associations

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American Psychological Association
APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 122,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

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Association for Psychological Science
APS is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary and geographic borders. 

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National Association for Child Development
The National Association for Child Development, under the direction of founder Robert J. Doman Jr., has, over its thirty years of existence and work with over 30,000 clients, developed a unique and effective view of and approach to enhancing the development and function of children and adults. 

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Society for Personality and Social Psychology
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, founded in 1974, is the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists. With over 7,500 members, SPSP strives to advance the science, teaching, and application of social and personality psychology.