Psychopathology

 

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Tics, and Strep Throat
This web site examines the connection between the strep bacteria and the origins of obsessive compulsive and tic disorders

 

The Anxious Child
Descriptions of child anxiety disorders from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. This web site also has links to many other disorders typically seen in children and adolescents.

 

Separation Anxiety Disorder
Causes, symptoms, and treatment of Separation anxiety disorder.

 

Neurotransmitters
Learn much more about how neurotransmitters function, and how they can affect your mood.

 

Neurotransmitters in Living Color
See vivid color images of neurotransmitters as a result of photomicroscopy.

 

Human Genome Project
You can learn about how genes are "discovered" and keep up with the latest research findings.

B.F. Skinner
This is the web site of the B. F. Skinner Foundation. It is devoted to the life and work of B.F. Skinner, and has links to related web sites in the area of behaviorism.

 

Classical and Operant Conditioning
Learn more about classical and operant conditioning, on this web site developed by Dr. Björn Brembs Blog of the Institute for Neurobiology at the Free University of Berlin.

 

Abraham Maslow
Read more about the personal life, and theory of Abraham Maslow, one of the originators of the humanistic theory of personality and development.

 

The Mental Help Net

The Mental Help Net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy.

Stress Related Disorders
This site specializes in stress disorders.

 

Biofeedback
Online magazine containing information about biofeedback research, news, meeting, and equipment.

Eating Disorders
This site, developed by the Renfrew Center, provides education and treatment for eating disorders. This site has information about eating disorders, treatment, and surveys about eating habits.

 

The Center for Eating Disorders
Information and links about all types of eating disorders.

Headaches
The National Headache Foundation has information on causes and treatment of all types of headaches.

Hysteria in History
Read about the historical beliefs relating Conversion disorder, or what used to be termed hysteria, and its hypothesized relationship to a woman's "wandering womb."

Agoraphobia and Panic Attacks
Facts and reports from sufferers from The Anxiety Network.

For Families of People with Schizophrenia
The home page of schizophrenia.com, a non-profit organization providing information, support, and education about schizophrenia.

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
Fact sheets, research, and links relating to schizophrenia and other depression. NARSAD is one of the largest advocacy groups related to mental health, and this web site gives you a good idea of the recent initiatives they have taken.

 

Brain disorders
The Dana Organization sponsors research into all types of brain disorders, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, strokes, and other brain diseases and traumas.

 

Children's brain disorders
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill sponsors this web site, which provides information on children's brain disorders.

 

Alzheimer's Disorder
The Alzheimer's Association sponsors this web site, with a lot of information about Alzheimer's research and treatment.

Huntington's Disease
Answers to frequently asked questions about Huntington's disease can be found on this site, posted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

 

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Information and links for Parkinson's sufferers and their families, provided by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

 

Huntington's Disease Research
Press releases from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke related to Huntington's disease research.

Epilepsy
Information about epilepsy research and treatment, provided by the American Epilepsy Society.


Autism Resources
A compilation of internet resources related to autism.

 

Asperger's disorder
A scholarly introduction to the topic of pervasive developmental disorders, with a focus on Asperger's disorder.

Mental retardation
This is the home web site for the ARC, which is a national organization that serves people with mental retardation.

Fragile X syndrome
Information about Fragile X research, from the FRAXA Research Foundation.

 

Fragile X syndrome
This is the web site of the National Fragile X Foundation, with information about the Fragile X syndrome and its relationship to Mental Retardation.

 

Down Syndrome
This is the web site of the National Down Syndrome Society, with extensive information about Down syndrome.

 

Down Syndrome
This is the web site of the National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS), with extensive information about Down syndrome.

Psychological Tests
This Buros site is dedicated to issues related to psychological testing, as well as links to information about a number of specific psychological tests.

 

American Psychological Association Testing Site
This is the American Psychological Association's page devoted to psychological testing.

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Psychological Tests
The American Psychological Association has published answers to frequently asked questions about psychological tests.

 

Internet Mental Health
An extensive and comprehensive site with information about mental health and mental disorders.

National Mental Health Association
Through its national office and more than 300 affiliates nationwide, The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses. The home page has links to information about disorders and treatment.

 

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health is the U.S. government agency devoted to research about the causes and treatment for mental resources. Their home page has links to information about disorders, treatment, clinical trials, and careers.

 

Today in The History of Psychology
An extensive chronology of events in the history of psychology, cataloged by day and date.

 

Experimental Research
Extensive information about experimental research, including uses of the correlational method, how to plan various correlational studies, common mistakes in correlational studies, and understanding correlational statistics.

Ethics
The American Psychological Association maintains this site dealing with the ethical principles of psychologists and how they pertain to assessment, treatment, and research.

 

International Mental Health
The World Health Organization is the major international body for health issues. This line connects you to mental health issues in all parts of the world.