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Handbooks And Directories
American Psychiatric Association Task Force on Nomenclature and Statistics, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association, 1994). JFF 95-1786. Known as the DSM-IV, this is the standard diagnostic tool of psychiatric illnesses.
Eysenck, Hans Jurgen, ed., Handbook of Abnormal Psychology (London: Pitman, 1973). JFF 90-2043. Includes references as well as author and subject indexes.
Lawry, John D., Guide to the History of Psychology (Totowa, NJ: Littlefield, Adams & Co., 1981). JFD 82-2054. A succint synopsis that includes a glossary of terms and bibliographies of classics in the field and secondary sources.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1994). *R-YEC. Although this manual focuses on the preparation of manuscripts for journal submission, the style it subscribes to is used across many social science disciplines.
Sweetland, Richard C., and Daniel J. Keyser, Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business (Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 1991). *R-YEM 91-3552. Over 3,000 entries provide quick, but not evaluative, descriptions of current English language tests.
Walker, C. Eugene, ed., The Handbook of Clinical Psychology: Theory, Research, and Practice (Homewood, IL: Dow-Jones-Irwin, 1983). JFE 84-3433. A two volume scholary review; fully indexed.
Wolman, Benjamin B., and George Strickers, eds., Handbook of Developmental Psychology (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982). JFF 82-129.