New Handbook: The APA Handbook of Community Psychology

The APA Handbooks in Psychology series was launched in 2011 to provide comprehensive overviews and in-depth study of specific subfields within psychology. All of the Handbooks are included in the PsycBOOKS® database, and titles are also available individually.

The series currently contains 21 authoritative titles, including the 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology.

Cover image of the APA Handbook of Community PsychologyThe most recent addition to the series, the APA Handbook of Community Psychology, was published in September 2016. This two-volume set highlights community psychology’s emphasis on the synergistic relationship between research and action, and offers an international outlook, including chapters integrating perspectives from across cultures and contexts around the world. For more information, including a full table of contents, please visit the APA website.

PsycBOOKS users on APA PsycNET® (including subscribers to APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can access the entire series by browsing PsycBOOKS or by performing a title search for a particular handbook.

Institutions also have the option of purchasing handbooks individually. Print only, Electronic only, or Electronic + Print options are available through APA, with electronic access provided via the APA PsycNET® platform. For more information on pricing and availability, please see the APA website or contact us at quotes@apa.org.

New Handbook: The APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology

The APA Handbooks in Psychology series was launched in 2011 to provide comprehensive overviews and in-depth study of specific subfields within psychology. All of the Handbooks are included in the PsycBOOKS® database, and titles are also available individually.

The series currently contains 20 authoritative titles, including the 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology.

Cover image of the APA Handbook of Clinical PsychologyThe most recent addition to the series, the APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology, was published in June 2016. This five-volume set reflects the state-of-the-art in clinical psychology — science, practice, research, and training. For more information, including a full table of contents, please visit the APA website.

PsycBOOKS users on APA PsycNET® (including subscribers to APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can access the entire series by browsing PsycBOOKS or by performing a title search for a particular handbook.

Institutions also have the option of purchasing handbooks individually. Print only, Electronic only, or Electronic + Print options are available through APA, with electronic access provided via the APA PsycNET® platform. For more information on pricing and availability, please see the APA website or contact us at quotes@apa.org.

American Psychologist: Special Issue on Undergraduate Education

Cover of a special issue of American Psychologist.The official peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the American Psychological Association, American Psychologist publishes current and timely high-impact papers of broad interest, including empirical reports, meta-analyses, and scholarly reviews covering science, practice, education, and policy. Contributions often address national and international policy issues.

Earlier this year, APA published a special issue of American Psychologist: “Undergraduate Education in Psychology: Current Status and Future Directions.” The issue, edited by guest editors John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, and Robin Hailstorks, PhD, takes an in-depth look at emergent trends in psychology undergraduate education and offers new guidelines for educators and students. The articles featured in this special issue are:

  • Undergraduate Study in Psychology: Curriculum and Assessment
  • Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major: Version 2.0
  • Strengthening Introductory Psychology: A New Model for Teaching the Introductory Course
  • The New Medical College Admission Test: Implications for Teaching Psychology
  • Internationalizing Undergraduate Psychology Education: Trends, Techniques, and Technologies

Special issues of American Psychologist and those of other APA journals are included with print and electronic subscriptions. Journal special issues can also be purchased separately on the APA website. PsycARTICLES® users on APA PsycNET® (including individual subscribers to the APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum access packages), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can review special issues by browsing PsycARTICLES or by performing a title search for the journal.

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Practice Innovations: A New Journal from APA

Three new journals will be added to PsycARTICLES® over the course of 2016. We will provide updates on their availability throughout the year. More information about APA’s journals, including special issues, is available on our website.

Cover image of Practice InnovationsVolume 1, Issue 1 of Practice Innovations, a new publication from APA Journals, is now available. Readers can access this issue electronically via PsycARTICLES®.

The journal, which is the official publication of APA Division 42: Psychologists in Independent Practice, publishes papers on the standards, practices, and methods of professional mental health practice, and is cross-disciplinary with a multi-theoretical scope. Its first issue includes articles on tele-mental health and using principles of sketch comedy in practice.

PsycARTICLES users on APA PsycNET® (including subscribers to APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can review the first issue by browsing PsycARTICLES or by performing a title search for the journal.

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Now Available in PsycARTICLES: The Humanistic Psychologist

Three new journals will be added to PsycARTICLES® over the course of 2016. We will provide updates on their availability throughout the year. More information about APA’s journals, including special issues, is available on our website.

Cover image of The Humanistic PsychologistWe are pleased to announce that full-text back issues for The Humanistic Psychologist are now available back to Volume 13. (Issues 1-12 were the society’s newsletter, and will not be added to PsycARTICLES.) The first APA-published issue will be Volume 44, Issue 1, and is scheduled to release in March.

The journal, which is the official publication of APA Division 32: The Society for Humanistic Psychology, publishes papers on a wide variety of theories, psychotherapies, and perspectives relating to humanistic psychology, as well as papers on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research. Articles published in 2015 examined topics including the psychological aspects of singing, the ethics of attention, and an exploration of hallucinations as the amplification of negative emotions from a patient’s past.

PsycARTICLES users on APA PsycNET® (including subscribers to APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can review all available issues by browsing PsycARTICLES or by performing a title search for the journal.

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