Psychology

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Check out the resources in this guide to support your study. Keep in mind, it's also important to have worked through your course, doing the activities and accessing all the course resources.

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you have a question.

Can't find what you need?

Estelle

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help finding resources or for learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

0508 650 200 x 3

8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Psychology resources

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You have access to thousands of articles, books and more.

You can search our library and all our databases at once by using the search box above and selecting either Search Everything or Advanced Search. See our
Getting started section for more information.

You can also search an individual database where psychology and health is a major focus:
Go to our
databases page and open the Psychology tab.


Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM) Resources

DSM-5 - Borrow a print copy of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual from the Library.

DSM and Family Systems This ebook looks at DSM-5 from the perspective of cultural and environmental impact on the development of individual disorders and conditions.

Intelligent Clinician's Guide to DSM-5RG This ebook provides background information on DSM-5.

Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5 A guide to mental disorders explained in plain english.

Can't find what you need?

Estelle

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help finding resources or for learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

0508 650 200 x 3

8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

New Zealand resources

Journals

New Zealand Journal of Psychology

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

New Zealand Journal of Counselling

Books

Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand (The New Zealand Psychological Society)

Psychology (Australian/NZ edition) Burton, Lorelle

Websites

He Kohikihinga Rangahau 2017
A bibliography of Māori and psychology research.

A Bibliography of Literature Related to Māori Mental Health A bibliography of books, journals and research reports about the influences on Māori mental health.

Can't find what you need?

Estelle

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help finding resources or for learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

0508 650 200 x 3

8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Writing guides

Writing in APA style

APA Style guidelines for Psychology assessments

Also see our APA referencing section for information and guides:

APA Referencing


Writing samples

Sample papers from APA Style website

Sample of report


ebooks

An interactive approach to writing essays and research reports in psychology Burton, Lorelle J. (2021).

How to write psychology research reports and essays Kaufmann, Leah, & Findlay, Bruce. (2021)

A pocket style manual Hacker, Diana. (2021).

The everyday writer  Lunsford, Andrea A. (2020)

Can't find what you need?

Estelle

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help finding resources or for learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz

0508 650 200 x 3

8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday