Psychology Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

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This page is used byProfessor Baskin's and others students.

Starting Point

  1. MedlinePlus Mental Health and Behavior Topics
  2. Goodwin and Guze's Psychiatric Diagnosis- 6th Ed. (2010

Research Databases

Find e-books, streaming videos, and articles from journals. Useyour 14-digit library barcode numberfor off-campus access (the number is on the back of your student ID). Don't havean ID? Get one from the library. Distance students canfill out the online request form.

Additional Databases

Library Catalog

Find books, e-books, DVDs,and more.

Use the Library Catalog

  • Enter search terms.
  • Browse search results and click on the titleto view the detaileditem record.
  • Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
  • To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
  • To request a book from another location, click "request first available copy" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.

Library Catalog Video Tutorials

Ready Reference Books

Located on the third floor of the library.

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - (DSM-IV) and DSM-5 at the Reference Desk
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology - BF31.E52 2000
  • Mood Disorders: A Handbook of Science and Practice - RC537 .M6627 2004
  • Handbook of Personality Disorders - RC554 .H36 2001

Web Sites

  • Digital Librarian / Psychology - includes a large collection of related sites organized by a New York librarian.
  • American Psychological Association - a scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States. Click on the "Psychology Topics" tab for information and news about mental health and psychological issues.
  • American Psychiatric Association - a professional association that represents psychiatrists in the United States. Click on "Mental Health" in the horizontal bar for information about various disorders.
  • MedlinePlus - a database maintained by the NIH's National Library of Medicine, it offers much of its content in Spanish and other languages as well as English
  • Mental Health Net - Listing of mental disorders with symptoms and treatment.
  • NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) - the NIH institute concerned with mentl health and related issues. Much of the site has information about various diagnoses, disorders, and problems.
  • Psych Web - Comprehensive psychology site for teachers and students.
  • Texas Department of State Health Services- Health related data and information.
APA Format Guides

Examples

Handouts

Formatting a Research Paper in Microsoft Word

   
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