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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to psychology:

Psychology is the science[1] of behavior and mental processes.[2] Its immediate goal is to understand individuals and groups by both establishing general principles and researching specific cases.[3][4]


Branches of psychologyEdit

Subdisciplines of psychologyEdit

List of psychology disciplines

Basic psychological scienceEdit

Other areas by topicEdit

Applied psychologyEdit

Psychological schoolsEdit

Psychological schools – some examples of psychological schools follow (the most prominent schools are in bold):

History of psychologyEdit

Psychology theoriesEdit

Research methodsEdit

Psychological phenomenaEdit

Psychological treatmentsEdit

Psychology educationEdit

Psychology organizationsEdit

Psychology publicationsEdit

Scholars of psychology (and related)Edit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Gray, P. O. (2010). "Foundations for the study of psychology". Psychology (6th ed.). New York, New York: Worth Publishers. 
  2. ^ Psychology. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary. Retrieved from
  3. ^ Fernald LD (2008). Psychology: Six perspectives (pp. 12–15). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  4. ^ Hockenbury & Hockenbury. Psychology. Worth Publishers, 2010.

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