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ISBN: 9781410317810
Publication Year: 2016
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This encyclopedia contains large volume of information in the field of psychology, including biographies of notable psychologists, psychological theories and medical terms as well as influential case studies. All the information is arranged in alphabetical order for easy searching.


 
Longe, J. L. (Ed.). (2016). The Gale encyclopedia of psychology (3rd ed.). Gale.

Call no.: BF76.5 .M376 2020
ISBN: 9781544323497
Publication Year: 2020
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This book explains in detail the research process in psychology step by step, from formulating a research question, conducting literature review to collecting data using different types of research design and collection methods. It also discusses the ethical guidelines for psychological research and the use of SPSS in conducting statistical tests.


 
McBride, D. M. (2020). The process of research in psychology (4th ed.). SAGE publications.

Call no.: RC467.2 .H34 2016
ISBN: 9781138806306
Publication Year: 2016
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This handbook analyzes various psychological problems such as depression, panic disorder and drug abuse in adults and provides evidence-based clinical approaches to these problems. Skill-building exercises are included at the end of each chapter.


 
Carr, A., & McNulty, M. (Eds.). (2016). The handbook of adult clinical psychology: An evidence-based practice approach (2nd ed.). Routledge.

Call no.: RC455.2.C4 D54 2013
ISBN: 9780890425558
Publication Year: 2013
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Combined with professional knowledge and expertise of global experts in all aspects of mental health, this manual provides detailed, authoritative and most current information for clinicians and researchers alike to classify and diagnose a variety of mental disorders. Assessment methods and models are also included.


 
American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5 (5th ed.).
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Call no.: BF121 .H55 2014
ISBN: 9781408089026
Publication Year: 2014
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This book introduces concepts and theories of psychology and covers up-to-date development in areas such as cognitive neuroscience, sensation and perception, personality and psychological disorders.
 

Nolen-Hoeksema, S., Fredrickson, B. L., Loftus, G. R., & Lutz, C. (2014). Atkinson & Hilgard’s introduction to psychology (16th ed.). Cengage Learning EMEA.

Call no.: BF713 .P35 2015
ISBN: 9780077861841
Publication Year: 2015
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This book explores in detail the psychological development of humans from early childhood, through adolescence, to middle and late adulthood. Various developmental approaches and issues in different stages of life are discussed.


 
Papalia, D. E., & Martorell, G. (2015). Experience human development (13th ed.). McGraw-Hill Education.

Call No.: BF201 .G65 2019
ISBN: 9781337408271
Publication Year: 2019
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This book covers issues about cognition and explains in detail with concepts and theories how humans perceive, remember, think, communicate, make judgments and resolve problems in their daily lives. Tests and suggested experiments are provided in each chapter.


 
Goldstein, E. B. (2019). Cognitive psychology: Connecting mind, research, and everyday experience (5th ed.). Cengage Learning.

Call no.: RC489.C63 D63 2018
ISBN: 9781462538027
Publication Year: 2018
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This book provides a comprehensive account on cognitive-behavioural therapy, including its concepts and principles, treatment planning and execution, required skills, challenges that may arise and evidence-based assessment process.


 
Dobson, D., & Dobson, K. S. (2018). Evidence-based practice of cognitive-behavioral therapy (2nd ed.). The Guilford Press.

Call no.: BF636 .A62 2013
ISBN: 9780857028358
Publication Year: 2013
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This book discusses the application of psychology to different areas and its training and practice in particular professions. Occupational psychology, marketing psychology and forensic psychology in prison and probation services are some of the topics covered.


 
Bayne, R., & Jinks, G. (Eds.). (2013). Applied psychology: Research, training and practice (2nd ed.). SAGE Publications.

ISBN: 9781317217381
Publication Year: 2018
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This book applies theoretical concepts of psychology to real work settings and offers methods for analyzing jobs, selecting employees and evaluating their performances. Studies on employee’s motivation, work attitude and job satisfaction are also covered.


 
Riggio, R. E. (2018). Introduction to Industrial / organizational psychology (7th ed.). Routledge.
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Journals

International Journal of Psychology


ISSN: 0020-7594 (Print); 1464-066X (Electronic)
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This journal contains scholarly articles about different aspects and issues of psychology, such as the social and cultural contexts in psychological processes and outcomes as well as psychological thinking and approaches in different parts of the world.

Journal of Personality


ISSN: 0022-3506 (Print); 1467-6494 (Electronic)
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This journal publishes articles related to the studies of personality psychology, such as personality development, individual differences and similarities as well as behavioural dynamics.

Journal of Individual Psychology


ISSN: 1522-2527 (Print); 2332-0583 (Electronic)
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Published on behalf of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, this journal not only covers theoretical and research issues about individual psychology, but also articles concerning the application and practice of psychological methods proposed by Alfred Adler.

Applied Cognitive Psychology


ISSN: 0888-4080 (Print); 1099-0720 (Electronic)
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This journal publishes research articles about the analyses of mental processes such as memory, thinking, learning and problem solving. Studies of lifespan memory development, truth and deception as well as cognitive perspectives on education and consumer behaviour are included.

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The website provides original texts written by psychologists in the past, such as Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams and Abraham Maslow’s A Theory of Human Motivation. The texts can be browsed by authors or topics.
  The website publishes a large volume of information on various psychological disorders, such as addiction, depression, anxiety and autism. Articles about their causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are provided, in addition to mental health blogs and relevant drug information.
  The website contains reference information on different social psychology topics, such as interpersonal relations, social influence and group behaviour. Links to recommended reference books, teaching resources and online studies are provided.
  The website covers information about personality theories and research. It also provides links to reference readings related to the study of personality.
  Developed by a local mental health association, the webpage consists of information about various mental health issues, such as the causes and symptoms of common mental illnesses, treatment for intellectually disabled persons and relevant drug problems. The association also provides mental health education services, such as Mental Health First Aid courses.
  The website arranges information about various mental illnesses including their causes, symptoms and diagnoses in an A-Z list mental health topics. It also publishes booklets about tips on managing difficult situations and mental health in different settings, including workplaces, schools and families.
  The webpage of a local venture promoting psychological well-being of employees, it publishes survey reports and topical studies mainly on mental health practices in workplaces in Hong Kong.
 
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The following table lists the call number ranges of the suggested areas related to Psychology under the Library of Congress (LC) Classification Scheme. You can look for library resources of a particular subject area within these ranges.
 
Subject Area Subclass
Psychology
 
BF1 - 990
 
Psychology – Psychoanalysis
 
BF173 - 175.5
 
Psychology – Psychological tests and testing
 
BF176 - 176.5
 
Psychology – Applied psychology
 
BF636 - 637
 
Psychology – Personality
 
BF698 - 698.9
 
Psychology – Developmental psychology
 
BF712 - 724.85
 
Sociology – Social psychology
 
HM1001 - 1281
 
The Family. Marriage. Women – The family. Marriage. Home – Children. Child development
 
HQ767.8 - 792.2
 
Theory and practice of education – Educational psychology
 
LB1050.9 - 1091
 
Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry – Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system – Psychiatry
 
RC435 - 571

 
Pediatrics – Diseases of children and adolescents – Mental disorders. Child psychiatry
 
RJ499 - 507
 
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