Answered By: Deborah Dolan
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2016     Views: 87

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As Psychology covers a broad area, "Psychology" books are in a number of areas.  A detailed breakdown of major areas is listed below.  Note that "BF" is considered the "Psychology" area, but depending on your topic, books of interest to you may be elsewhere.  Also, please note that "abnormal" psychology and treatment tend to be in the R areas.

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BF1-172 Psychology (General)
BF173-175.5 Psychoanalysis
BF176-176.5 Psychological tests and testing
BF180-198.7 Experimental psychology
BF203 Gestalt psychology
BF207-209 Psychotropic drugs and other substances
BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology
BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition.  Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue
BF501-505 Motivation
BF511-593 Affection. Feeling. Emotion
BF608-635 Will. Volition. Choice. Control
BF636-637 Applied psychology
BF638-648 New Thought. Menticulture, etc.
BF660-685 Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology
BF692-692.5 Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior
BF697-697.5 Differential psychology. Individuality. Self
BF698-698.9 Personality
BF699-711 Genetic psychology
BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology.  Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood
BF725-727 Class psychology
BF795-839 Temperament. Character
BF839.8-885 Physiognomy. Phrenology
BF1048-1108 Hallucinations. Sleep. Dreaming. Visions
BF1111-1156 Hypnotism. Suggestion. Mesmerism. Subliminal projection

HM1001-1040 Social Psychology
HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition.  Including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotype
HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure

HQ19-30.7 Sexual behavior and attitudes. Sexuality
HQ31-64 Sex instruction and sexual ethics
HQ71-72 Sexual deviations
HQ74-74.2 Bisexuality
HQ75-76.8 Homosexuality. Lesbianism
HQ77-77.2 Transvestism
HQ77.7-77.95 Transexualism
HQ79 Sadism. Masochism. Fetishism, etc.
HQ101-440.7 Prostitution
HQ447 Masturbation
HQ449 Emasculation. Eunuchs, etc.
HQ450-472 Erotica
HQ503-749  The family
HQ750-755.5 Eugenics
HQ755.7-759.92 Parents. Parenthood.  Including parent and child, husbands, fathers, wives, mothers
HQ760-767.7 Family size
HQ767.8-792.2 Children. Child development including child rearing, child life, play, socialization, children's rights
HQ793-799.2 Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers
HQ799.5-799.9 Young men and women
HQ799.95-799.97 Adulthood
HQ800-800.4 Single people
HQ801-801.83 Man-woman relationships. Courtship. Dating
HQ806 Adultery
HQ811-960.7 Divorce
HQ961-967 Free love
HQ981-996 Polygamy
HQ997 Polyandry
HQ1058-1058.5 Widows and widowers. Widowhood
HQ1060-1064 Aged. Gerontology (Social aspects).
HQ1073-1073.5 Thanatology. Death. Dying
HQ1075-1075.5 Sex role
HQ1088-1090.7 Men
HQ1101-2030.7 Women. Feminism
HQ1871-2030.7 Women's clubs
HQ2035-2039 Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living skills

HV1-546 Social Pathology
HV547 Self-help groups
HV697-700.7 Families
HV701-1420.5 Children
HV835-847 Foundlings
HV873-887 Destitute, neglected, and abandoned children. Street children
HV888-907 Children with disabilities
HV959-1420.5 Orphanages. Orphans
HV1421-1441 Young adults. Youth. Teenagers
HV1442-1448 Women
HV1449 Gay men. Lesbians
HV1450-1494 Aged
HV1551-3024 People with disabilities.  Including blind, deaf, people with physical and mental disabilities
HV4961-4995 Degeneration
HV5001-5720.5 Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform
HV5725-5770 Tobacco habit
HV5800-5840 Drug habits. Drug abuse
HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology.  Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime
HV6201-6249 Criminal classes
HV6250-6250.4 Victims of crimes. Victimology
HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools, etc.
HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

RA790-790.95 Mental health. Mental illness prevention
RC49-52 Psychosomatic medicine
RC321-571 Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
RC346-429 Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system.  Including speech disorders
RC435-571 Psychiatry
RC475-489 Therapeutics. Psychotherapy
RC490-499 Hypnotism and hypnosis. Suggestion therapy
RC500-510 Psychoanalysis
RC512-569.5 Psychopathology
RC512-528 Psychoses
RC530-552 Neuroses
RC554-569.5 Personality disorders. Behavior problems.  Including sexual problems, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse
RC569.7-571 Mental retardation. Developmental disabilities.
RJ370-550 Diseases of children and adolescents RJ499-507 Mental disorders. Child psychiatry.

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