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This guide was created to provide a starting point for researching psychology topics.


The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR), is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. DSM-5-TR includes fully revised text and references, updated diagnostic criteria and ICD-10-CM codes since DSM-5 was published in 2013. 

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Specialized subject encyclopedias are good places to explore topics, get overviews of topics and concepts, and identify keywords to use as search terms. Articles in subject encyclopedias are usually written by scholars and will provide a bibliography or suggested reading list to help you continue your research.

Encyclopedias -  E-books

Encyclopedias and Handbooks  - Print

These are selected resources; additional encyclopedias and handbooks are available at the library. Search the catalog or contact the Reference Desk for more help.