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Take the Guesswork Out of Selecting Suitable Psychology-related Books, Films, and Videos

Offering a wealth of information for faculty, students, practitioners, and librarians alike, the PsycCRITIQUES® database extends beyond typical book reviews by covering films and videos from a psychological perspective.

Gain insight on books and other media from a psychological perspective

Containing more than 41,000 individual reviews, with new reviews added each week, PsycCRITIQUES provides analysis and insights relevant to users across any institution. Faculty members can quickly identify literature that will be useful for coursework, librarians find it valuable for collection development, students use it to identity research done over time, and practitioners find current resources that are relevant to their practice.

Evaluate books, films, and videos through comprehensive reviews

PsycCRITIQUES is an ideal resource to select materials for use as informative reading, viewing, or course-work materials in psychology. Thorough and insightful, each review offers users the relevant information they need to select the resources they find most useful.

Let the experts help recommend relevant material

Written by skilled experts in their field and edited by scholar Danny Wedding, PhD, PsycCRITIQUES provides incisive, full-text reviews, ensuring easy identification of relevant information users need.

Conveniently links reviews to additional information and purchase options

Eliminating the need to perform additional searches, reviews include convenient links to more information—such as book summaries, tables of contents, other reviews, and reviewer bios—plus links to purchase options when available.


PsycCRITIQUES goes beyond typical book review publications by also covering relevant films and videos, in addition to leading literature in the behavioral and social sciences. With content extending back over six decades, this collection of reviews is a unique resource for charting the evolution of psychology through the last half-century.

High Quality

Each review is written by a skilled expert in their field and edited by Danny Wedding, PhD, Chair of Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, American University of Antigua, ensuring that reviews in PsycCRITIQUES are timely, relevant, and meaningful to the psychology community. In addition, the specialized knowledge of the editor and associate editors ensures that PsycCRITIQUES remains a premier source for psychological knowledge and research.


Updated weekly, PsycCRITIQUES ensures users stay current with the latest reviews. Users will quickly identify useful and current literature and media reviews for use in their research, classroom activities, and practice.


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