Psychology

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Histories

American Psychiatric Association Joint Commission on Public Affairs, A Psychiatric Glossary (Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 1984). JFD 86-3474. The nomenclature of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic And Statistical Manual III (DSM III) is used for this edition.

Bolles, Robert C., The Story of Psychology: A Thematic History (Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., 1993). *R-YEB 93-11078. Good overall scope, with a glossary and biographical notes.

Campbell, Robert Jean, and Leland E. Hinsie, Psychiatric Dictionary (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991). *R-YED 91-3541. The sixth edition of the original 1940 edition.

Corsini, Raymond J., ed., Encyclopedia of Psychology (New York: Wiley, 1994). *R-YE 94-10221. The second edition of this four volume set of over 2,000 signed articles. Volume four contains a name and subject index, as well as an extensive bibliography.

Goldenson, Robert M., ed., Longman Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry (New York: Longman, 1984). *R-YEC 85-4446. The 16,000 entries include terms, phrases, drugs, biographies. There is also an appendix outlining the DSM III.

Howells, John G., and M. Livia Osborn, A Reference Companion to the History of Abnormal Psychology (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984). *R-YEB 84-3016. This two volume set includes some 4,200 articles and biographies, bibliographic references and an index.

Hunt, Morton M., The Story of Psychology (New York: Doubleday, 1993). *R-YEB 94-175. Approaches the modern development of psychology from its philosophical and social roots.

Reber, Arthur S., The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology (Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England; New York: Viking, 1985). *R-YE 88-4844. Besides providing broad coverage, this work attempts to differentiate the meaning of the same term to different schools of psychology.

Sexton, Virginia Staudt, and John D. Hogan, eds., International Psychology: Views From Around the World (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1992). *R-YEB 92-19171. Practical and historical summations on the state of psychology in 45 member countries of the International Union of Psychological Science.

Viney, Wayne, A History of Psychology: Ideas and Context (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1993). *R-YEB 93-7030. While written for college level coursework, this text is comprehensive and covers many figures and ideas not usually touched upon by other surveys.

Watson, Robert I., and Rand B. Evans, The Great Psychologists: A History of Psychological Thought (New York: HarperCollins, 1991). *R-YEB 92-6693.The fifth edition of this work gives an historical overview with bibliographies, citations to primary sources and name/subject indexes.

Wolman, Benjamin B., ed., Dictionary of Behavioral Science (New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1989). *R-YE 89-23070.A second edition, with coverage of technical terms used in psychology and closely related fields.

Zusne, Leonard, Biographical Dictionary of Psychology (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984). *R-YEB 85-273 and JFE 84-4512. Brief biographies of over 600 thinkers in the field (from antiquity onwards). Bibliographical references and indexes.