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Psychology: Books

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Psychology books are located on the ground and first floors of the Library.  If you're not sure exactly what you're looking for, you may browse the shelves at the following call number locations:

150 Psychology
150.19 Positive Psychology
152 Perception, movement, emotions, drives
152.4 Emotions and Feelings
153 Mental processes & intelligence
153.94 Aptitude tests
155 Differential & developmental psychology
155.2 Individual psychology
155.4 Child psychology
155.5 Young adult psychology
155.6 Adult psychology
155.9042 Stress
155.937 Death
156 Comparative psychology
158 Applied psychology
158.1 Self help
158.2 Interpersonal relations

300 Social Sciences
302 Social interaction (Social Psychology)
302.3 Social interaction within groups
302.4 Social interaction between groups
303 Social processes
303.4 Social change
303.6 Conflict
304 Factors affecting social behavior
305 Social groups
305.23 Adolescence/Children
305.234 School children
305.235 Young adults (12-20)
306.8 Families/ family life/ Marriage
306.89 Divorce
307 Communities
307.1 Community planning and development
307.3 Community structure
307.7 Specific kinds of communities

345 Criminal law
347 Civil procedure & courts
348 Laws (Statutes), regulations, cases

361 General social problems & welfare
362 Social welfare problems & services
364 Criminology

371.9 Special education
372 Elementary education
372.21 Preschool education
373 Secondary education

616.8 Psychiatric disorders
616.8527 Depression
616.89 Abnormal Phychology

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