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Major international index of psychology books, journal articles, book reviews and book chapters. Also indexes literature from medicine, education, anthropology and sociology.

Has over 1 million references to the international literature of psychology and the behavioural sciences. Relevant material from the related disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, law, physiology, education, medicine, business, sociology and psychiatry is included. It indexes more than 2,000 journals from about 50 countries, as well as English-language books and book chapters, technical reports and dissertations published worldwide.

References include citation details and an abstract (or summary) of the item, and there are links to the full text of articles.

A list of the subject headings (or descriptors) used can be found in the Thesaurus of psychological index terms.


1806 to the present, updated monthly.


Produced by the American Psychological Association of the United States. Our access is on the OvidSP website.


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psychinfo, Psychological medicine