PsycINFO Classification Descriptor Phrases

Classification Descriptor Phrases
For PsycINFO Database

2100 General Psychology
2140 History and Systems
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2200 Psychometrics and Statistics and Methodology
2220 Tests and Testing
2221 Sensory and Motor Testing
2222 Developmental Scales and Schedules
2223 Personality Scales and Inventories
2224 Clinical Psychological Testing
2225 Neuropsychological Assessment
2226 Health Psychology Testing
2227 Educational Measurement
2228 Occupational and Employment Testing
2229 Consumer Opinion and Attitude Testing
2240 Statistics and Mathematics
2260 Research Methods and Experimental Design

2300 Human Experimental Psychology
2320 Sensory Perception
2323 Visual Perception
2326 Auditory and Speech Perception
2330 Motor Processes
2340 Cognitive Processes
2343 Learning and Memory
2346 Attention
2360 Motivation and Emotion
2380 Consciousness States
2390 Parapsychology

2400 Animal Experimental and Comparative Psychology
2420 Learning and Motivation
2440 Social and Instinctive Behavior

2500 Physiological Psychology and Neuroscience
2510 Genetics
2520 Neuropsychology and Neurology
2530 Electrophysiology
2540 Physiological Processes
2560 Psychophysiology
2580 Psychopharmacology

2600 Psychology and the Humanities
2610 Literature and Fine Arts
2630 Philosophy

2700 Communication Systems
2720 Linguistics and Language and Speech
2750 Mass Media Communications

2800 Developmental Psychology
2820 Cognitive and Perceptual Development
2840 Psychosocial and Personality Development
2860 Gerontology

2900 Social Processes and Social Issues
2910 Social Structure and Organization
2920 Religion
2930 Culture and Ethnology
2950 Marriage and Family
2953 Divorce and Remarriage
2956 Childrearing and Childcare
2960 Political Processes and Political Issues
2970 Sex Roles and Women's Issues
2980 Sexual Behavior and Sexual Orientation
2990 Drug and Alcohol Usage (Legal)

3000 Social Psychology
3020 Group and Interpersonal Processes
3040 Social Perception and Cognition

3100 Personality Psychology
3120 Personality Traits and Processes
3140 Personality Theory
3143 Psychoanalytic Theory

3200 Psychological and Physical Disorders
3210 Psychological Disorders
3211 Affective Disorders
3213 Schizophrenia and Psychotic States
3215 Neuroses and Anxiety Disorders
3217 Personality Disorders
3230 Behavior Disorders and Antisocial Behavior
3233 Substance Abuse and Addiction
3236 Criminal Behavior and Juvenile Delinquency
3250 Developmental Disorders and Autism
3253 Learning Disorders
3256 Mental Retardation
3260 Eating Disorders
3270 Speech and Language Disorders
3280 Environmental Toxins and Health
3290 Physical and Somatoform and Psychogenic Disorders
3291 Immunological Disorders
3293 Cancer
3295 Cardiovascular Disorders
3297 Neurological Disorders and Brain Damage
3299 Vision and Hearing and Sensory Disorders

3300 Health and Mental Health Treatment and Prevention
3310 Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counseling
3311 Cognitive Therapy
3312 Behavior Therapy and Behavior Modification
3313 Group and Family Therapy
3314 Interpersonal and Client Centered and Humanistic Therapy
3315 Psychoanalytic Therapy
3340 Clinical Psychopharmacology
3350 Specialized Interventions
3351 Clinical Hypnosis
3353 Self Help Groups
3355 Lay and Paraprofessional and Pastoral Counseling
3357 Art and Music and Movement Therapy
3360 Health Psychology and Medicine
3361 Behavioral and Psychological Treatment of Physical Illness
3363 Medical Treatment of Physical Illness
3365 Promotion and Maintenance of Health and Wellness
3370 Health and Mental Health Services
3371 Outpatient Services
3373 Community and Social Services
3375 Home Care and Hospice
3377 Nursing Homes and Residential Care
3379 Inpatient and Hospital Services
3380 Rehabilitation
3383 Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation
3384 Occupational and Vocational Rehabilitation
3385 Speech and Language Therapy
3386 Criminal Rehabilitation and Penology

3400 Professional Psychological and Health Personnel Issues
3410 Professional Education and Training
3430 Professional Personnel Attitudes and Characteristics
3450 Professional Ethics and Standards and Liability
3470 Impaired Professionals

3500 Educational Psychology
3510 Educational Administration and Personnel
3530 Curriculum and Programs and Teaching Methods
3550 Academic Learning and Achievement
3560 Classroom Dynamics and Student Adjustment and Attitudes
3570 Special and Remedial Education
3575 Gifted and Talented
3580 Educational/Vocational Counseling and Student Services

3600 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
3610 Occupational Interests and Guidance
3620 Personnel Management and Selection and Training
3630 Personnel Evaluation and Job Performance
3640 Management and Management Training
3650 Personnel Attitudes and Job Satisfaction
3660 Organizational Behavior
3670 Working Conditions and Industrial Safety

3700 Sport Psychology and Leisure
3720 Sports
3740 Recreation and Leisure
3800 Military Psychology

3900 Consumer Psychology
3920 Consumer Attitudes and Behavior
3940 Marketing and Advertising

4000 Engineering and Environmental Psychology
4010 Human Factors Engineering
4030 Lifespace and Institutional Design
4050 Community and Environmental Planning
4070 Environmental Issues and Attitudes
4090 Transportation

4100 Intelligent Systems
4120 Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
4140 Robotics
4160 Neural Networks

4200 Forensic Psychology and Legal Issues
4210 Civil Rights and Civil Law
4230 Criminal Law and Criminal Adjudication
4250 Mediation and Conflict Resolution
4270 Crime Prevention
4290 Police and Legal Personnel