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American Psychological Association 17April2015


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Presentation by Peter Gaviorno of the American Psychological Association to the Eduserv Mental Health Resources Focus Group meeting on 17 April 2015

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American Psychological Association 17April2015

  1. 1. APA Databases & E-Resources Global Links to the World of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Chest Mental Health Focus Group Peter Gaviorno Senate House, University of London 17 April 2015
  2. 2. Society Perspective • Knowledge development and dissemination priorities of the publishing program • Close connections with field through members • Partnerships and alliances • Publisher of both primary and secondary information products and services
  3. 3. As an Academic Discipline, Psychology Is One of the Largest Fields of Study • 1 million students in the USA enroll each year in an introductory psychology course • Number of psychologists in the world surpasses 1 million, including – 300,000 in Europe – 277,000 in the USA – 200,000 in Latin America – 223,000 RoW
  4. 4. Psychology Touches Every Aspect of Life • Physical health • Education • Environment • Work settings • Law enforcement • Media • Human interactions of all kinds
  5. 5. Market & Research Trends • Increasing global awareness of psychology as a science • Increasing global research outputs • Growth of global multidisciplinary research initiatives • Psychology is viewed as a “hub” science due to its multidisciplinary nature
  6. 6. Market & Research Trends • Evidence-based practice is becoming a mainstay of clinical delivery • Emphasis on integrated health will provide greater access to behavioral health professionals • Increasing public awareness of psychology • Rising student levels
  7. 7. Users Needs & Technology • Rise of collaboration & sharing • Mobile technologies change interaction with content • Demand for big data just beginning • Increased capabilities for intelligence gathering, supported by sematic tools
  8. 8. Psychology- A “hub” Science
  9. 9. Markets Served by APA Products • Academic: Global universities & colleges (including undergrads, grads, researchers, educators) • Hospital/Healthcare: Clinical Health Centers, Medical Centers, Teaching Hospitals, & Independent Practice • Corporate: Business & I/0, HR, Law Firms, Pharma, Human Factors, Justice System • Government: Health & Human Services, Defense, Military, Education, Commerce, etc. • Public Libraries: General Public • Primary & Secondary Schools: Educators/Administrators • Others: Non-profit associations, NGO’s, psych institutes
  10. 10. Topics Trending on APA PsycNET® • ADHD • Eating disorders • Mindfulness • Divorce • Sleep deprivation • Exercise • Parenting • Depression • Parenting & child placement
  11. 11. PsycARTICLES®
  12. 12. PsycARTICLES® Update • PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from peer-reviewed journals published by the APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, & Hogrefe & Huber  Covers 102 journals and contains more than 187,000 full-text articles  Added 9 new titles in 2014  Added over 16,000 articles in 2014
  13. 13. PsycARTICLES® New Titles in 2015 • Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice • Behavioral Development Bulletin • Motivation Science • Psychology & Neuroscience • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology • Translational Issues in Psychological Science
  14. 14. PsycARTICLES ® Growth • 1998 – 35 journals covered at launch • 2002 – 44 journals covered at beginning of consortium agreement • 2006 – Journal coverage back to Volume 1, Issue 1 begins • 2009 – 75 journals covered • 2011 – 84 journals covered • 2015 – 102 journals covered
  15. 15. Why PsycARTICLES® ? • Nearly 70% of all APA journals received 2013 JCR Impact Factors® • APA journals received 18 “Top 10” rankings in their respective subject categories within Social Sciences and Science • The most cited journal in psychology was the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology with 53,575 citations • Psychological Bulletin has one of the highest Impact Factors in psychology at 14.392 Based on 2013 data
  16. 16. PsycBOOKS® or APA Books® E-Collections
  17. 17. APA Books® 2015 marks the 26th year of the modern APA Books publishing program In 2014, APA released its 1,500th book published since 1989 Publishes ground-breaking work anchored in scholarly knowledge, informed by empirical research, & translated into practical applications
  18. 18. APA Books® E-Collections PsycBOOKS® – Bigger and Better! Content • APA-published scholarly and professional books •1,000+ APA-published scholarly and professional books • Nearly 3,000 classic resources in psychology •All titles in APA Handbooks in Psychology® Series • Exclusive electronic release of Encyclopedia of Psychology Full-Text PDF Yes Yes Annual Requirement One-time purchase with renewable access fee Annual subscription
  19. 19. APA Books® E-Collections PsycBOOKS® Search Platform(s) • APA PsycNET® • APA PsycNET • EBSCO • Ovid Technologies • ProQuest License Type Purchase model Annual license Time Period Covered Copyright years 2001 through 2015 From 1620 through 2015 copyright year* * Copyright year runs July 1 through June 30 of each year. Monthly updates to PsycBOOKS will include all APA content published through the current copyright year on a rolling month-to-month basis.
  20. 20. APA Books® E-Collections PsycBOOKS® 12-Month Embargo on Newly Published Books No No! Updates Annual (full copyright year) Monthly MARC Records Yes Yes Pricing Model Single fee, site-based pricing Tiered by institution type and FTE level Consortia Discounts Yes Yes Total # of Chapters Nearly 8,300 Over 60,000
  21. 21. APA Handbooks in Psychology® Series
  22. 22. APA Handbooks in Psychology® : New or Coming in 2015 • Personality and Social Psychology • Career Intervention • Forensic Psychology • Clinical Geropsychology • Human Systems Integration – April • Men and Masculinities – July • Psychology and Juvenile Justice – August • Nonverbal Communication – September
  23. 23. Previously Published APA Handbooks in Psychology® : • Industrial and Organizational Psychology • Ethics in Psychology • Educational Psychology • Research Methods in Psychology • Addiction Syndrome • Counseling Psychology • Behavior Analysis • Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality • Sexuality and Psychology • Testing and Assessment in Psychology • Multicultural Psychology
  24. 24. PsycTESTS®
  25. 25. PsycTESTS® Content Coverage Some examples of the diverse array of subject areas and the types of measures, scales, inventories, questionnaires, and tests included: •Aptitude and Achievement Measures •Neuropsychological Assessment •Educational Measures •Intelligence Tests •Developmental Measures •Competency Measures •Scales for Beliefs, Relationships, or Expectancies •Developmental Measures • Personality Assessment • Aggression, Coping, or Functional Status Questionnaires • Occupational Measures • Racial/Ethnic Identity Scales • Resilience, Anger Response, or Substance Abuse Inventories • Military Testing • Tests from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP)
  26. 26. PsycTESTS® Comprehensive Test Coverage • Currently 27,120 Master Test Profiles • September 2011 launch included 2,500 records • Over 800 commercial test records • Covers from 1896 to present, with 68% of tests from 2000 & later; 82% from 1990 & later • 76% of test records contain actual tests or test items (currently 18,324) • Includes access to tests in more than 50 languages
  27. 27. PsycTESTS® Value Proposition No other tests & measures database has the same features and functions: • HaPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments) – Bibliographic references only of unpublished tests • Mental Measurements Yearbook Online – Reviews of commercial tests • Tests in Print – Bibliographic references to commercial tests
  28. 28. PsycTESTS® Searches Memory/Cognition: •Memory Questionnaire •Everyday Cognition Scale •Star Trek Knowledge Test Law •Fear of Crime Scale •Violent Values Scale •Negative Family Life Events Index Business: •Work Values Measure •Career Competencies Indicator •Team Learning Scale Sales/Marketing: •Follower Sales Behavior Measure •Sales Potential Questionnaire •Personal Selling Ethics Scale-2
  29. 29. Overview of PsycTESTS® Database Contents
  30. 30. Why PsycTESTS® ? Why would you find this database useful? •Access thousands of actual test instruments and test items for immediate download & use in research & teaching •Use a resource that is international in scope, with a growing number of tests in more than 40 languages
  31. 31. Why PsycTESTS® ? Why would you find this database useful? •Browse tests using the test name or acronym, author, construct, or year & get directly to the test record •Create detailed searches across a variety of customized fields such as construct, index terms, author, format, population, & so on
  32. 32. PsycTESTS® New Features & Enhancements • Other Versions – Hyperlinks to original, revision and translated versions of a test • Test Location – Indicates where test is located in the source document • Instrument Type – Categorizes most tests into 15 different format types-rating scale, survey, check list, etc. • Classification – Classifies each test into one of 31 categories: anxiety and depression, aptitude and achievement, etc. • Author ID – list to all author pubs. (coming in 2015)
  33. 33. PsycTHERAPY®
  34. 34. PsycTHERAPY® Authoritative Content for Learning Excellence • Spontaneous therapy demonstrations videos • Designed for students, faculty, & professionals in psychotherapy & counseling • Specifically developed to show how master therapists use different approaches & techniques with individuals, couples, & families
  35. 35. PsycTHERAPY® Authoritative Content for Learning Excellence • 215+ topics • 86 therapeutic approaches • 100 expert therapists • Currently 363 videos • New videos cover phobias, addiction recovery, & issues surrounding social class • Now includes brief biographies on all therapists
  36. 36. PsycTHERAPY® Facts • APA will add 40-80 new videos per year • None of these videos have ever been seen before • Many videos show the first time the therapist and participant meet • Others (labeled “Session 1 of 6,” “Session 2 of 6,” “Session 3 of 6,” etc.) show the therapist meeting with the same participant over the course of multiple sessions
  37. 37. Why PsycTHERAPY® ? Why would you find this database useful? •Meets the needs of faculties’ / other users’ varying topical interests and theoretical orientations •Many different types of client participants = more therapeutic content = a diversity of examples from which to draw •Users can tag and customize content to create short clips •Playlists can be shared within a class or smaller group or the user’s immediate institution
  38. 38. Big Names in PsycTHERAPY® • Judith S. Beck (Cognitive Therapy) • Larry E. Beutler (Systemic Treatment Selection) • Laura S. Brown (Feminist Therapy) • Michelle G. Craske (Cognitive-Behavioral) • Keith S. Dobson (Cognitive Therapy) • Diana Fosha (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, or AEDP) • Leslie S. Greenberg (Emotion-Focused Therapy) • Steven C. Hayes (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT) • Sue Johnson (Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy) • Stephen Madigan (Narrative Therapy) • G. Alan Marlatt (Cognitive-Behavioral Relapse Prevention) • Leigh McCullough (Affect-Focused Dynamic Psychotherapy) • William Richard Miller (Motivational Interviewing) • Arthur M. Nezu (Problem-Solving Therapy) • Melba J. T. Vasquez (Multicultural Therapy) • Paul Wachtel (Integrative Relational Therapy) • Michael Yapko (CBT and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy) • Jeffrey E. Young (Schema Therapy)
  39. 39. PsycTHERAPY® Other Flexible Tools for Functional Content • Users can tag and customize content to create short clips • Playlists can be shared within a class or smaller group or the user’s immediate institution Access •Available only to institutions via APA PsycNET •Access available only to authorized, authenticated users •Users will be required to enter a validating code or password for access •No access/archiving rights with license cancellation
  40. 40. Thank you! Peter Gaviorno