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Author: Deborah Dolan
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
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This authoritative research guide volume uses a problem-solving approach to presenting print and electronic resources. Ranging from background sources to current research, it features a wide range of sources including encyclopedias, handbooks, databases, careers, tests, dissertations, bibliographies, book reviews, diagnostic systems, and museum.
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Dolan, Deborah, 1958-
Research guide to psychology.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017055959
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Dolan
ISBN: 9781442276017 1442276010
OCLC Number: 1012708842
Awards: Commended for A Library Journal Best Reference Book of the Year 2018
Description: xvi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Research Problems and Their Solutions: Types of Resources --
Introduction --
Why Even Write This Chapter? --
Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Resources --
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias --
Handbooks --
Books --
Journal Articles --
2. Definitions to Deep Background: Encyclopedias, "Handbooks," and Dictionaries --
Introduction --
General --
Addictions --
Altruism/Prosocial Behavior --
Anxiety Disorders --
Attachment --
Bereavement and Grief --
Body Image and Appearance --
Clinical and Counseling --
Cognition, Thought, and Language --
Communication --
Community and Prevention Psychology --
Comparative Psychology --
Consumer and Economic Psychology --
Creativity --
Developmental Psychology --
Dissociative Disorders --
Eating Disorders and Obesity --
Educational and School Psychology --
Ethics --
Experimental Psychology --
Family Psychology --
Forensic Psychology --
Geropsychology Happiness/Well-Being/Quality of Life --
Health Psychology --
History --
Identity --
Industrial and Organizational Psychology --
Intelligence, Memory, and Creativity --
Learning --
Memory --
Mood/Affect/Emotions and Their Disorders --
Motivation --
Multicultural Psychology --
Neurodevelopmental Disorders --
Neuropsychology --
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders --
Personality and Personality Disorders --
Positive Psychology --
Research Methods and Statistics --
Sensation and Perception --
Sexuality and Gender --
Social Psychology --
Stress and Trauma --
Suicide --
Teaching of Psychology --
Violence --
Other --
3. Current Research: Journal Articles and Annual Reviews --
Introduction --
Psychology-Specific Databases --
Medically Oriented Databases --
Education-Oriented Databases --
Selected Other Databases --
Searching Databases --
4. Tests and Measures --
Introduction --
Commercial and Research Tests Ethics in Testing --
Resources Providing Information about and Evaluating Tests and Measures --
Resources about Assessment Using Tests and Measures --
Resources Containing Full-Text Tests and Measures --
Resources Indexing/Abstracting Tests and Measures --
5. Theses and Dissertations --
Introduction --
Benefits of Theses and Dissertations in Current Research --
Identification and Acquisition of Theses and Dissertations --
Institutional Products --
Indexes/Abstracts of Dissertations --
Discipline-Specific Thesis and Dissertation Databases --
Open-Access Thesis and Dissertation Portals --
National and International Thesis and Dissertation Sources --
6. Annotated and Unannotated Bibliographies --
Introduction --
Bibliographies --
7. United States Government Agencies --
Introduction --
Psychology-Related Government Agencies --
8. Biographical Resources --
Substantive Sources --
Selected Biographical Bibliographies --
9. Directories and Organizations --
Directories of Graduate Programs --
Directories of Associations and Organizations --
Selected National Associations --
General --
Clinical and Counseling Psychology --
Cognitive Psychology --
Community Psychology --
Developmental Psychology --
Educational and School Psychology --
Experimental, Engineering, and Cognitive Psychology --
Health Psychology --
History of Psychology --
Industrial and Organizational Psychology --
Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology --
Personality and Social Psychology --
Psychology Student Organizations --
Research Methods and Statistics --
Specific Populations --
Sport Psychology --
Teaching of Psychology --
Miscellaneous --
10. Style Guides and Related Resources --
11. Diagnostic Manuals and Related Resources --
Introduction --
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders --
International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Research Domain Criteria (RDoc) --
12. Career Path and Education Resources --
Introduction --
Undergraduate Career and Education Resources --
Graduate Student Career and Education Resources --
Websites Listing Current Position Openings --
13. Book Reviews --
Book Review Organizations/Publishers --
Indexes/Abstracts/Bibliographies of Book Reviews --
14. Major Museums and Archives of Psychology.
Responsibility: Deborah Dolan.


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