Introducing the Basics

The Basics

What are the divisions of the American Psychological Association?

The APA is divided into the following interest groups, known as divisions.

  1. General Psychology
  2. Teaching of Psychology
  3. Experimental Psychology
  4. Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics
  5. Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology
  6. 7. Developmental Psychology
  7. Personality and Social Psychology
  8. Social Issues
  9. Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts
  10. Clinical Psychology
  11. Consulting Psychology
  12. Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  13. Educational Psychology
  14. School Psychology
  15. Counseling Psychology
  16. Psychologists in Public Service
  17. Military Psychology
  18. Adult Development and Aging
  19. Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology
  20. Rehabilitation Psychology
  21. Consumer Psychology
  22. Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology
  23. Behavior Analysis
  24. History of Psychology
  25. Community Psychology
  26. Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse
  27. Psychotherapy
  28. Psychological Hypnosis
  29. State, Provincial, and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs
  30. Humanistic Psychology
  31. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  32. Population and Environmental Psychology
  33. Psychology of Women
  34. Psychology of Religion
  35. Child and Family Policy and Practice
  36. Health Psychology
  37. Psychoanalysis
  38. Clinical Neuropsychology
  39. Psychology-Law
  40. Psychologists in Independent Practice
  41. Family Psychology
  42. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues
  43. Ethnic Minority Issues
  44. Media Psychology
  45. Exercise and Sport Psychology
  46. Peace, Conflict, and Violence
  47. Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy
  48. 50. Addictions
  49. Men and Masculinity
  50. International Psychology
  51. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  52. Pediatric Psychology
  53. The Advancement of Pharmacotherapy
  54. Trauma Psychology


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