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V Health, Relationships and Personal development
Use all V* codes for: general adult titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘V’ itself, but select specific categories from section V*. Use all V* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular INTEREST 5* Qualifiers.
Prefer: codes from C*, J*, K*, L*, M*, Q*, R* for specialist works
VS Self-help, personal development and practical advice
Use all VS* codes for: popular accounts for general readership.
Prefer: codes from Sections C*, J*, K*, L*, Q*, R* etc, as appropriate, for specialist and academic works
VSP Popular psychology
See also: QDX Popular philosophy
VSPD Mindfulness
Class here: therapy based upon meditation and related approaches
VSPM Assertiveness, motivation, self-esteem and positive mental attitude 1.3
VSPP Personality traits
Class here: personality tests, extroverts, introverts, empaths, highly sensitive persons, highly gifted persons etc. Use for: works aimed at a general audience that explore different personality traits and types.
See also: JMS Psychology: the self, ego, identity, personality
VSPT Memory improvement and thinking techniques
Class here: IQ tests etc for self-testing, mind-mapping, reasoning techniques
VSPX Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

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