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Psychology: Websites

Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association - The professional organization for psychologists. Publications, research, education and career, and more information beneficial for students and professionals.

American Psychiatric Association - The professional organization for psychiatrists. Publications, research, education and career development and more. Much helpful information for students and professionals.

American Psychology-Law Society - The American Psychology- Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association, is an inter-disciplinary organization devoted to scholarship, practice, and public service in psychology and law. AP-LS focuses on the interaction between psychology and law. The website can be searched and browsed by a variety of categories for practitioners and students.

U.S. Government and International Institutions

National Institute of Mental Health - The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

World Health Organization - The World Health Organization's (WHO) goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. Search health topics such as mental health and view data from around the world.

Other Resources

PsycINFO Classification Codes - Every record in PsycINFO receives a classification code, which is used to categorize the document according to the primary subject matter. These classification codes can help you target your search by allowing you to restrict retrieval to a specific category.