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Resource Guide:
Abnormal Psychology

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Psychopathology RC512-569.5
PsychosesRC512-528
NeurosesRC530-552
Personality disordersRC554-569.5
Behavior problems RC554-569.5
Sexual problemsRC554-569.5
Drug abuseRC554-569.5
Child abuseRC554-569.5
SuicideRC554-569.5

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Psychology, Pathological
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental illness
  • Social psychology
  • Stigma (Social psychology)
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Spousal abuse
  • Spousal abuse--United States
  • Manic-depressive illness
  • Depression, Mental
  • Depression in adolescence
  • Depression in men
  • Depression in women
  • Multiple personality
  • Substance abuse
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug abuse
  • Personality disorders
  • Antisocial personality disorders
  • Avoidant personality disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Impulsive personality
  • Passive-aggressive personality
  • Personality disorders in children
  • Schizoid personality
  • Schizotypal personality disorder

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-5 RC 455.2 .C4 D536 2013
Anxiety and Related Disorders: A HandbookRC 531 .A575 1994
Comprehensive handbook of psychopathologyRC 454 .C636 1983
Abnormal psychology and modern lifeRC 454 .C6 1976
Achilles in Vietnam : Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character RC 550 .S53 1994
Odysseus in America : Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming RC 550 .S533 2002
War and the Soul : Healing our Nation's Veterans and our Nation from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder RC 552 .P67 T53 2005
The Autistic Brain : Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed RC 553 .A88 G725 2014
From Conflict to Resolution : Skills and Strategies for Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy RC 454 .H424 1990
Robert Lowell, setting the river on fire : a study of genius, mania, and characterRC 537 .J356 2017
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autismRC 553 .A88 H5313 2013
A Beautiful MindDVD QA 29 Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in EconomicsQA 29 .N25 N37 1998
What's Eating Gilbert Grape? POP-FIC Hedges What/Eating/GilbertGrape
The Perks of Being a WallflowerPOP-FIC Chbosky Perks
Patterns of Adjustment BF 335 .L34

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology
  • Research in Psychotherapy
  • Child Neuropsychology : A journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • European Journal of Developmental Psychology

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.