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Psychology and Psychiatry Databases
(see also Health Sciences - Articles, Education and Counseling, Social Sciences, and Social Work)

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Indexes to Journals and Books:

PsycINFO (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Created by the American Psychological Association, this contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly articles (from 2,100 journals), book chapters, books, and dissertations published in more than 25 languages with some dating back to 1887. Covers psychology and its related disciplines, as well as the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and more. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest) Remote access available Full text available
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 650 leading psychology and psychosomatic publications, with over 540 titles available in full text along with the accompanying charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements. Also includes 4,000 full text dissertations from 2000 through 2005. Covers clinical and social psychology, as well as related disciplines such as genetics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, the psychology of business and economics, and more.

PsycARTICLES (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Contains the full text of more than 100,000 articles from 59 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals (48 published by the American Psychological Association and 11 from allied organizations), some dating back to 1894. Covering general psychology as well as specialized, applied, clinical and theoretical research, it includes all articles, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, it provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Covers from Volume 1 to the present. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

OT Search: The Occupational Therapy Bibliographic System (AOTF) Remote access available
Produced by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, this indexes occupational therapy and related subject areas, such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry, psychology, health care delivery, and health administration. Also covers the related allied health, biomedical and psychosocial literature. Includes journals, monographs, dissertations, theses, conference proceedings, and audio-visual materials.

PEP Archive (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Produced by Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, this database offers the full text of 20 peer-reviewed psychoanalytic journals and more than 40 classic psychoanalytic books dating as far back as 1920, including the full text of Freud's correspondence with his chief collaborators and all major works by Bion, Klein, and Winnicot, as well as contributions by other important figures, for a total of over 50,000 articles, book chapters, book reviews, letters, and commentaries, as well as 4,000 figures and illustrations.

LIUCat on the Web: Remote access available
The online public access catalog of Long Island University's six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.


Online Video:

Psychology Video Online (Alexander Street Press) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Provides documentaries, interviews, case studies, and experiments in the discipline of psychology. Topics covered include addiction, group psychology, feminist psychology, family psychology, child & adolescent psychology, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and more.

Alexander Street Counseling (Alexander Street Press) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Online collection of video for the study of counseling by psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, doctors, nurses, social workers, and divinity studies. Counseling and Therapy in Video presents training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers to provide a firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. It features prominent therapists and giants of counseling demonstrating their techniques and theoretical perspectives. It covers: multiculturalism - theoretical modalities - history and evolution of the field - therapeutic methods and diagnoses - future directions and emerging areas such as social media and cyber-bullying. The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy presents the latest in research and best practice methods from contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops by renowned researchers and clinicians filmed at conferences and seminars worldwide.


Online Encyclopedias and Books: General - Specialized - Psychoanalysis - Psychological Conditions - Children and Adolescents - Elderly


General:

DSM-V: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (American Psychiatric Association) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Used by health professionals, social workers, legal specialists, and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The descriptions of criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. The fifth edition is the product of more than ten years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.

Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including notable people, theories and terms, landmark case studies and experiments, applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports, and career information.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Specialized:

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Addresses the interaction of behavioral, psychological, emotional, social, cultural, and biological factors with physical health outcomes, such as heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, and chronic pain.

Learning and Memory (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Provides an overview of the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory, including advances in the changing fields of memory, neuroscience, and cognition. Covers autobiographical memory, collective memory, schizophrenia and memory, and more.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, it provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Covers from Volume 1 to the present. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

PsycTESTS (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Produced by the American Psychological Association, this serves as a repository for the full text of tests, scales, measures, assessments, and other instruments that are relevant to psychology, psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work, and more. It is made up primarily of tests that were originally developed for research but were not made commercially available, along with older, public domain tests. Each detailed test record contains a summary, purpose, test format, development history, background information, reliability & validity data (when available), and the citation for the peer-reviewed source document. It also provides brief information about select tests that are available from commercial test publishers.


Psychoanalysis:

International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

PEP Archive (Ebsco) Remote access available Full text available
Produced by Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, this database offers the full text of 20 peer-reviewed psychoanalytic journals and more than 40 classic psychoanalytic books dating as far back as 1920, including the full text of Freud's correspondence with his chief collaborators and all major works by Bion, Klein, and Winnicot, as well as contributions by other important figures, for a total of over 50,000 articles, book chapters, book reviews, letters, and commentaries, as well as 4,000 figures and illustrations.


Psychological Conditions:

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning About Addictive Behavior (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

DSM-V: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (American Psychiatric Association) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Used by health professionals, social workers, legal specialists, and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The descriptions of criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. The fifth edition is the product of more than ten years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.

Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Springer) Remote access available Full text available NEW!
Approximately 1,500 entries written for students, educators, researchers, and professionals cover the broad expanse of autism, pervasive developmental disabilities, and related intellectual disabilities with a focus on education, treatments, communication, behavior/speech, and research trends and findings. Taking advantage of the electronic format, it serves not only as a reference repository of knowledge in the field but also as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge from leading research long before it trickles down to the standard textbooks. Each entry also includes direct links to related articles from scholarly journals.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Addresses the interaction of behavioral, psychological, emotional, social, cultural, and biological factors with physical health outcomes, such as heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, and chronic pain.

Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Handbook of Death and Dying (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Children and Adolescents:

Child Development (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Part of the Macmillan Psychology Reference Series, this title covers issues related to human development from conception through adolescence. Written for the general reader.

Encyclopedia of School Psychology (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Guide to the latest research on school learning, motivation, and educational assessment in the fields of psychology, education, counseling, child development, and special education. Covers student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more.

Learning and Memory (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
Provides an overview of the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory, including advances in the changing fields of memory, neuroscience, and cognition. Covers autobiographical memory, collective memory, schizophrenia and memory, and more.


Elderly:

Encyclopedia of Aging (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group) Remote access available Full text available
(See database page for description)


Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.




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