One person in seven living in the US will require professional help for a psychological disorder at some time in their life. These disorders can take many forms and have a very wide range of symptoms. By helping people understand what these illnesses are and why they occur will help to take away from some of their mystique and better prepare people for dealing with these situations if they occur.
This site is specific to the field of abnormal psychology. Here you will find different perspectives regarding the interpretation of abnormal behavior, many of the common types of disorders, as well as some information on treatment for certain types of disorders. This site, however, is by no means all encompassing, but it does cover a very wide range of topics.
The rapidly changing field of psychology encompasses a wide range of concepts, theories, experiments, and related scientific disciplines. The JRank Psychology Encyclopedia web site endeavors to provide useful information on many aspects of psychology. Famous experiments, psychological theories, mental disorders, and the science of the human mind are just a few of the topics covered in the thousands of articles collected here.
The only Internet Resource about Statistics Recommended by Encyclopedia Britannica
StatSoft has freely provided the Electronic Statistics Textbook as a public service for more than 12 years now.
This Textbook offers training in the understanding and application of statistics. The material was developed at the Statsoft R&D department based on many years of teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses and covers a wide variety of applications, including laboratory research (biomedical, agricultural, etc.), business statistics, credit scoring, forecasting, social science statistics and survey research, data mining, engineering and quality control applications, and many others.
The Electronic Textbook begins with an overview of the relevant elementary (pivotal) concepts and continues with a more in depth exploration of specific areas of statistics, organized by “modules,” accessible by buttons, representing classes of analytic techniques. A glossary of statistical terms and a list of references for further study are included.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
In addition, we invite users to submit brief, writing-related questions to our OWL Mail Tutors. You may also find our new grammar blog useful.
Merck has created The Merck Manuals, a series of health care books for medical professionals and consumers. As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals is now available in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library. The Online Medical Library is updated periodically with new information, and contains photographs, and audio and video material not present in the print versions.
(I have linked to the Psychiatric Disorder part of the manuals, but there are other medical disorders listed as well–see left hand side toolbar if interested.)