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BISAC Subject Headings List, Psychology

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PSYCHOLOGY

Use subjects in this section for scholarly works, serious lay studies, or works aimed at psychology professionals.  For works primarily intended to help people deal with personal issues or problems, use subjects in the FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS or SELF-HELP sections.

 PSY000000 PSYCHOLOGY / General

                   PSYCHOLOGY / Abnormal Psychology see headings under Psychopathology

PSY054000 PSYCHOLOGY / Animal & Comparative Psychology

 

PSY003000 PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology

 

PSY042000 PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement

 

PSY007000 PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology

 

PSY051000 PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Neuroscience & Cognitive Neuropsychology

 

PSY008000 PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition

 

PSY034000 PSYCHOLOGY / Creative Ability

 

PSY039000 PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General

 

PSY002000 PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adolescent

 

PSY043000 PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging

 

PSY004000 PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child

 

PSY044000 PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Lifespan Development

 

PSY012000 PSYCHOLOGY / Education & Training

 

PSY013000 PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions

 

PSY055000 PSYCHOLOGY / Essays

 

PSY050000 PSYCHOLOGY / Ethnopsychology

 

PSY053000 PSYCHOLOGY / Evolutionary Psychology

 

PSY040000 PSYCHOLOGY / Experimental Psychology

 

PSY014000 PSYCHOLOGY / Forensic Psychology

 

PSY052000 PSYCHOLOGY / Grief & Loss

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Group Psychology see Social Psychology

 

PSY015000 PSYCHOLOGY / History

 

PSY016000 PSYCHOLOGY / Human Sexuality (see also SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality)

 

PSY035000 PSYCHOLOGY / Hypnotism

 

PSY021000 PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology

 

PSY017000 PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations

 

PSY036000 PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Illness see headings under Psychopathology

 

  PSYCHOLOGY / Methodology see Research & Methodology

 

PSY045000 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / General

 

PSY045010 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Behaviorism

 

PSY045070 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

 

PSY045040 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Existential

 

PSY045050 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Gestalt

 

PSY045020 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Humanistic

 

PSY045060 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian

 

PSY026000 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis

 

PSY045030 PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Transpersonal

 

PSY020000 PSYCHOLOGY / Neuropsychology

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Occupational Psychology see Industrial & Organizational Psychology

 

 PSYCHOLOGY / Pathological Psychology see headings under Psychopathology

 

PSY023000 PSYCHOLOGY / Personality

 

PSY024000 PSYCHOLOGY / Physiological Psychology

 

PSY046000 PSYCHOLOGY / Practice Management

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Psychiatry see headings under MEDICAL / Psychiatry

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Psychoanalysis see Movements / Psychoanalysis

 

PSY022000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General

 

PSY038000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction

 

PSY022060 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Anxieties & Phobias

 

PSY022010 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)

 

PSY022020 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

PSY022030 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Bipolar Disorder

 

PSY009000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Compulsive Behavior

 

PSY049000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Depression

 

PSY022070 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Dissociative Identity Disorder

 

PSY011000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders

 

PSY022090 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Memory Disorders *

 

PSY022080 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Personality Disorders

 

PSY022040 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 

PSY022050 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Schizophrenia

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopharmacology see MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Psychopharmacology

 

PSY028000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General

 

PSY006000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent

 

PSY010000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling

 

PSY041000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Couples & Family

 

PSY048000 PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Group

 

PSY029000 PSYCHOLOGY / Reference

 

PSY030000 PSYCHOLOGY / Research & Methodology

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Sexuality see Human Sexuality

 

PSY031000 PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology

 

PSY032000 PSYCHOLOGY / Statistics

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Substance Abuse see Psychopathology / Addiction

 

PSY037000 PSYCHOLOGY / Suicide

 

PSYCHOLOGY / Testing & Measurement see Assessment, Testing & Measurement

 

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