Answered By: APUS Librarians
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2022     Views: 171

Psychobiography is an analysis of the internal life and external actions of an individual using psychological theory. It combines biography and psychology. The works, typically taking the form of a book or an article, focus on well-known individuals including scientists, artists, and politicians.

To learn more about psychobiography writing form, search CREDO Reference using the keyword “psychobiography.”

To find psychobiographies within the APUS library’s collection, use the “Everything” search box on the library homepage.  Keep in mind that psychobiographies are not available for all well-known individuals.

The following are examples of searches to use in the Everything Box:

psychobiography AND kennedy

psychobiography AND "john f. kennedy"




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