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Psychology: Handbooks (Print)


  • REF BF 31 .C65 1994
    Colman Andrew M., ed. Companion Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2 volumes.
    New York: Routledge, 1994.
    A handbook, despite its title, with extensive essays on a variety of topics, giving the history and the current state of research for each entry.
  • REF BF 721 .H242 2006
    Damon, William, ed. Handbook of Child Psychology, 4 volumes.
    New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
    Lengthy essays and bibliographies on the history and current developments in the field.
  • REF RC 467 .C597 1998
    Bellack, Alan S., ed. Comprehensive Clinical Psychology, 11 volumes.
    New York: Elsevier, 1998.
    Essays, with lengthy bibliographies, on the history, methods, and specific topics relevant to clinical psychology. The volume on sociocultural and individual differences is particularly useful; the index is essential. The set provides "core themes" rather than comprehensiveness.
  • REF RJ 499.3 .H356 1997
    Noshpitz, Joseph D., ed. Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7 volumes.
    New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997
    Thorough essays, with bibliographies, explore the field with emphasis on changing social patterns and their impact on the discipline.

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