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Counseling : Subject Headings

Browsing Counseling Books!

Subject Areas on the 4th Floor

HM(1)-1281 Sociology

HM435-477 History of sociology. History of sociological


HM461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought

HM481-554 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects

HM621-656 Culture

HM661-696 Social control

HM701 Social systems

HM706 Social structure

HM711-806 Groups and organizations

HM756-781 Community

HM786-806 Organizational sociology. Organization theory

HM811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance

HM826 Social institutions

HM831-901 Social change

HM1001-1281 Social psychology

HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition

Including perception of the self and

others, prejudices, stereotype

HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior

HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure

HQ1-2044 The Family. Marriage. Women

HQ12-449 Sexual life

HQ19-30.7 Sexual behavior and attitudes. Sexuality

HQ31-64 Sex instruction and sexual ethics

HQ71-72 Sexual deviations

HQ74-74.2 Bisexuality

HQ75-76.8 Homosexuality. Lesbianism

HQ77-77.2 Transvestism

HQ77.7-77.95 Transexualism

HQ79 Sadism. Masochism. Fetishism, etc.

HQ101-440.7 Prostitution

HQ449 Emasculation. Eunuchs, etc.

HQ450-472 Erotica

HQ503-1064 The family. Marriage. Home

HQ750-755.5 Eugenics

HQ755.7-759.92 Parents. Parenthood

Including parent and child, husbands,

fathers, wives, mothers

HQ760-767.7 Family size

HQ767.8-792.2 Children. Child development

Including child rearing, child life,

play, socialization, children's rights

HQ793-799.2 Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers

HQ799.5-799.9 Young men and women

HQ799.95-799.97 Adulthood

HQ800-800.4 Single people

HQ801-801.83 Man-woman relationships. Courtship. Dating

HQ802 Matrimonial bureaus. Marriage brokerage

HQ802.5 Matrimonial advertisements

HQ803 Temporary marriage. Trial marriage.

Companionate marriage

HQ804 Breach of promise

HQ805 Desertion

HQ806 Adultery

HQ811-960.7 Divorce

HQ961-967 Free love

HQ981-996 Polygamy

HQ997 Polyandry

HQ998-999 Illegitimacy. Unmarried mothers

HQ1001-1006 The state and marriage

HQ1051-1057 The church and marriage

HQ1058-1058.5 Widows and widowers. Widowhood

HQ1060-1064 Aged. Gerontology (Social aspects).



HQ1871-2030.7 Women's clubs

HQ2035-2039 Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living


HQ2042-2044 Life style

HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare.


HV40-69 Social service. Social work. Charity

organization and practice

Including social case work, private and

public relief, institutional care,

rural social work, work relief

HV85-525 By region or country

HV530 The church and charity

HV541 Women and charity

HV544 Charity fairs, bazaars, etc.

HV544.5 International social work

HV547 Self-help groups

HV551.2-639 Emergency management

HV553-639 Relief in case of disasters

HV560-583 Red Cross. Red Crescent

HV599-639 Special types of disasters

HV640-645 Refugee problems

HV650-670 Life saving

HV675-677 Accidents. Prevention of accidents

HV680-696 Free professional services

Including medical charities

HV697-4959 Protection, assistance and relief

HV697-3024 Special classes

HV697-700.7 Families. Mothers. Widow's pensions

HV701-1420.5 Children

HV835-847 Foundlings

HV873-887 Destitute, neglected, and abandoned

children. Street children

HV888-907 Children with disabilities

HV931-941 Fresh-air funds

HV959-1420.5 Orphanages. Orphans

HV1421-1441 Young adults. Youth. Teenagers

HV1442-1448 Women

HV1449 Gay men. Lesbians

HV1450-1494 Aged

HV1551-3024 People with disabilities

Including blind, deaf, people with

physical and mental disabilities

HV3025-3174 Special classes. By occupation

HV3025-3163 Mariners

HV3165-3173 Shop women, clerks, etc.

HV3174 Other. By occupation

HV3176-3199 Special classes. By race or ethnic group

HV4005-4013 Immigrants

HV4023-4470.7 Poor in cities. Slums

HV4480-4630 Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps.



HV4961-4995 Degeneration

HV5001-5720.5 Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

HV5725-5770 Tobacco habit

HV5800-5840 Drug habits. Drug abuse

HV6001-7220.5 Criminology

HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology

Including criminal types, criminal

psychology, prison psychology, causes

of crime

HV6201-6249 Criminal classes

HV6250-6250.4 Victims of crimes. Victimology

HV6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses

HV6774-7220.5 Crimes and criminal classes

HV7231-9960 Criminal justice administration

HV7428 Social work with delinquents and criminals

HV7431 Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

HV7435-7439 Gun control

HV7551-8280.7 Police. Detectives. Constabulary

HV7935-8025 Administration and organization

HV8031-8080 Police duty. Methods of protection

HV8035-8069 Special classes of crimes, offenses

and criminals

HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination

and identification of prisoners

HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work

HV8079.5-8079.55 Traffic control. Traffic accident


HV8081-8099 Private detectives. Detective bureaus

HV8130-8280.7 By region or country

HV8290-8291 Private security services

HV8301-9920.7 Penology. Prisons. Corrections

HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency.

Reform schools, etc.

HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult



Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings Related to Counseling

The Counseling field spans many different Library of Congress Classification (LOC) ranges such as psychology, social work, sociology, families, criminal justice, school psychology, psychiatry, and mental illness. The following lists of LOC ranges will give you an idea of where to browse for books on certain aspects of counseling in the Library.


Subject Area on the 5th floor

On the 5th Floor

LB1027.5 School Counseling

Subject Areas on the 2nd Floor

BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology

BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue

BF501-505 Motivation

BF511-593 Affection. Feeling. Emotion

BF608-635 Will. Volition. Choice. Control

BF636-637 Applied psychology

BF638-648 New Thought. Menticulture, etc.

BF660-685 Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

BF692-692.5 Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior

BF697-697.5 Differential psychology. Individuality. Self

BF698-698.9 Personality

BF699-711 Genetic psychology

BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood

BF725-727 Class psychology

BF795-839 Temperament. Character

BF839.8-885 Physiognomy. Phrenology

BF889-905 Graphology. Study of handwriting

BF908-940 The hand. Palmistry

BF1001-1389 Parapsychology

BF1001-1045 Psychic research. Psychology of the conscious

BF1048-1108 Hallucinations. Sleep. Dreaming. Visions

BF1111-1156 Hypnotism. Suggestion. Mesmerism. Subliminal projection

BF1161-1171 Telepathy. Mind reading. Thought transference

Subject Areas on the 9th Floor

RC435-571 Psychiatry

RC475-489 Therapeutics. Psychotherapy

RC490-499 Hypnotism and hypnosis. Suggestion therapy

RC500-510 Psychoanalysis

RC512-569.5 Psychopathology

RC512-528 Psychoses

RC530-552 Neuroses

RC554-569.5 Personality disorders. Behavior problems Including sexual problems, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse

RC569.7-571 Developmental disabilities

Find books on specific mental illness topics such as depression, suicide, anxiety disorders, abd substance abuse in these call number ranges.