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BISAC Subject Headings List, Family and Relationships
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FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Use subjects in this section for works written to help people deal with issues involving child-rearing or relationships.  For scholarly works, serious lay studies, or works aimed at psychology professionals, use subjects in the PSYCHOLOGY section.  For works written from a sociological viewpoint, use subjects in the SOCIAL SCIENCE section.

FAM000000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / General

FAM001000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / General

FAM001010    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Child Abuse

FAM001030    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Domestic Partner Abuse

FAM001020    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Elder Abuse

FAM002000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities

FAM004000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering

FAM006000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Alternative Family

FAM007000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Anger (see also SELF-HELP / Self-Management / Anger Management)

FAM047000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)

FAM048000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Autism Spectrum Disorders

FAM008000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Baby Names

FAM050000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Babysitting, Day Care & Child Care

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Bereavement see Death, Grief, Bereavement

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Breastfeeding see HEALTH & FITNESS / Breastfeeding

FAM049000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Bullying

FAM012000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Children with Special Needs

FAM013000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Conflict Resolution

FAM051000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Dating

FAM014000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement

FAM015000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Divorce & Separation

FAM052000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Dysfunctional Families

FAM016000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Education

FAM017000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Eldercare

FAM053000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Extended Family

FAM021000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Grief see Death, Grief, Bereavement

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Humorous see HUMOR / Topic / Marriage & Family or HUMOR / Topic / Relationships

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Infertility see HEALTH & FITNESS / Infertility

FAM028000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Learning Disabilities

FAM046000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / General

FAM003000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence

FAM025000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers

FAM005000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Later Years

FAM054000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Mid-Life

FAM039000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / School Age

FAM043000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Teenagers

FAM029000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Love & Romance

FAM030000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Marriage & Long-Term Relationships

FAM055000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Military Families

FAM034000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General

FAM020000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Fatherhood

FAM022000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Grandparenting

FAM032000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Motherhood

FAM033000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Parent & Adult Child

FAM034010    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Single Parent

FAM042000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Stepparenting

FAM035000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Peer Pressure

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Pregnancy & Childbirth see HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth

FAM037000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Prejudice

FAM038000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Reference

                      FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Romance see Love & Romance

                 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Sexuality see HEALTH & FITNESS / Sexuality or RELIGION / Sexuality & Gender Studies or SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction

FAM041000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Siblings

FAM044000    FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Toilet Training 

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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