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Encyclopedias, Handbooks, etc.

Annual Review of Neuroscience, Annual Review of Psychology and Annual Review of Clinical Psychology are also good starting places -- they provide literature reviews of important and emerging areas of research.

APA Handbooks in Psychology: among the titles in this series are: the Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology, Handbook of Trauma Psychology, Handbook of Community Psychology and more.

Oxford Handbooks Online: Psychology: including peer reviewed, in-depth, and timely scholarly articles that provide an overview of many academic topics in psychology and related fields.


DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) is available online via Psychiatry Online. Includes DSM-5 Update (October 2017). Access is also available to DSM-5-TR, the most recent DSM Text Revision published March 2022.

A print edition of DSM-V is available at the Social Research Library (RC455.2.C4 D54 2013).

For other resources related to the DSM, do a UC Library Search on:

  • title: DSM-V
  • subject: Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders

eBook collections

The Library offers over 100 e-book and e-text collections in specific subject areas. 

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