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Web Resources for Psychology

Selected Sites

American Psychological Association's PsycOnline
PsycOnline are the official webpages of the American Psychological Association. It includes information on such things as employment opportunities, APA books, journals and conferences, and stories from the APA's "Monitor on Psychology".
Social Psychology Network (SPN)
SPN is based at Wesleyan University and it contains links to thousands of psychology-related resources. Includes information on PhD programs, research groups, journals and more. Topics covered include prejudice and discrimination, gender, culture, social influence, interpersonal relations, group behavior, aggression, etc.

Mental Health Issues

Internet Mental Health
This site was designed by a Canadian psychiatrist and it is described as a "free encyclopedia of mental health information." Its purpose is to share information on mental disorders, treatments, and research. It includes booklets from professional organizations and support groups, as well as articles from national magazines, professional newsletters, and newspapers.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
"NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders." This site has book reviews, informational fact sheets on various mental illnesses and treatments, position papers, and more.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
"NIMH conducts and supports research nationwide on mental illness and mental health, including studies of the brain, behavior, and mental health services." NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This site contains press releases, information on grants, conferences, and research reports all dealing with aspects of mental health.

Style Guide

APA Style Documentation
This contains excerpts from the 7th edition of the APA's Publication Manual, which serves as the "style guide" for formatting footnotes & bibliographies in many student written research reports.

Music Therapy

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
"AMTA was founded in 1998, its purpose is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings. AMTA is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards, credentials, and research in support of the music therapy profession." This site contains information about Music Therapy, careers, publications, conferences and more.
British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT)
BAMT traces its roots back to 1958 when it was founded by Juliette Alvin and colleagues with the original name of  'Society for Music Therapy and Remedial Music' . In 2001, that organization merged with the Association of Professional Music Therapists to form the current day BAMT. "The objects of the organisation are to promote for the public benefit the art and science of Music Therapy and the use and development of Music Therapy for children and adults with a wide range of needs, to advance education in Music Therapy, and to promote understanding of Music Therapy for the general public."
Willamette University

Willamette University Libraries

Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street.
Salem Oregon 97301
Pacific Northwest College of Art Library
511 NW Broadway.
Portland Oregon 97209