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Associations & Societies

American Psychological Association (APA) - connect to information broken down by topics, from addictions to workplace issues.

Association for Psychological Science - links to external psychology sites, "psychology in the news," and the latest advancements in psychological science.

BC Psychological Association - local psychology news.

Canadian Mental Health Association - "supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness" through research, advocacy, service and education (About).

Canadian Psychological Association - find out what's new in Canada's psychology sector, read the "psychology quick facts" in the resource center, and browse through Psynopsis, CPA's online magazine.

Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) - of King's College London. Links to information on disorders such as anxiety, depression, obssessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Databases

Academic Search Complete - includes Medline, which indexes over 400 psychology journals.

ERIC - covers a whole range of educational issues, including psychological, from kindergarten to post-secondary.

E-STAT - allows users to track health issues in populations across Canada according to census results.

Global Issues in Context - worldwide coverage of mental health issues.

GREENR - search within the "Human Health" portal for mental health issues.

Medline - a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - freely available public resource on science and medical literature.

PubMed - be sure to "filter your results" to "Free Full Text" for search success on those last minute assignments.

JSTOR - full-text access to psychology journals including Child Development, The American Journal of Psychology, Psychological Science in the Public Interest, and more.

 

Directories

AmoebaWeb: Developmental Psychology - Extensive page of links to various developmental psychology topics, maintained by Dr. Douglas Degelman of the University of Southern California.

Mental Health (dmoz: Open Directory Project) - topics include child & adolescents, stress, grief, abuse, etc.

PsychNet-UK - Mental health and psychology directory from the UK.

 

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Concise Medical Dictionary - Oxford Reference Online. Jargon-free entries covering all aspects of medical science.

Dictionary of Psychology - Oxford Reference Online. Over 11,000 entries that cover all branches of psychology.

Encyclopedia of Psychology - information by respected researchers in the various fields of psychology, as well as links to websites.

Gale's Dictionary of Scientific Biography - find out about the people behind the scientific discoveries.

Online Journals

Canadian Medical Association Journal - articles about various aspects of psychiatry, pediatrics, neurology and more.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ: Psychology) - access to 134 peer-reviewd journals in the area of psychology.

Monitor on Psychology: A Publication of the American Psychological Association - informative articles on the innovative work done by psychologists.

Psycline - a guide to psychology and social science journals on the web.

 

Print Resources

Basic functions of language, reading and reading disability by Evelin Witruk et al.
P37 B337 2002

The essential child : origins of essentialism in everyday thought by Susan A. Gelman.
BF723 C27 G45 2003

Handbook of girls' and women's psychological health, editors Judith Worell, Carol D. Goodheart
HQ1206 H2383 2006 (Reference)

Handbook of personality development, edited by Daniel K. Mroczek and Todd D. Little
BF698 H3343 2006 (Reference)

 

Web Resources

AlleyDog.com - "psychology students' best friend." Sites, journals and resources for psychology students.

Assessment Psychology Online - "clinician's desktop reference for psychological assessment, testing and practice management" (home).

Classics in the History of Psychology - historically significant public domain documents in psychological scholarly literature. Get your primary sources here! Compiled by Prof. Christopher D. Green of York University.

Psychological Research on the Net - recently added studies in various psychological disciplines, including cyber psychology, developmental psychology, mental health, and many more. Sponsored by the Hanover College Psychology Department.

Social Psychology Network: Developmental Psychology Links by Subtopic - psychological research and information, including links organized by psychological area and "Psychology Headlines From Around the World."

World Health Organization: Mental Health - PDF studies from the Mental Health: Evidence and Research team.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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