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PSY 101, Lavery, South: Library Resources
Library resources to assist with your research and writing assignment
Find peer-reviewed journals, such as the journal of "Depression and Psychology," focusing on a specific disorder related to your assignment topic using the Library's Journal Finder. A librarian can help you find these or show you how to search.
Provides topical articles, about 15 - 20 pages long, on social issues; articles include an overview, background information, the current situation concerning the issue, an outlook on possible developments, a special focus, chronology of related events, and pro and con section, and an annotated bibliography. Provided by CQ Press. Show me how
Includes five reference sources: Cancer, Adolescent Health & Wellness, Genetics & Inherited Conditions, Infectious Diseases & Conditions, Magill's Medical Guide, and Psychology & Behavioral Health. Provided by Salem Press.
Provides full text coverage for nearly 600 journals concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Provided by EBSCOhost.
Provides full text for nearly 1,750 publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and 164,424 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of 440,207 photos, maps & flags. Provided by EBSCOhost.
Overview of highly relevant aspects of the updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders - Fifth Edition (DSM) handbook used by health care professionals as a guide to diagnosing mental disorders. Disorders are summarized to be useful for students and professionals as a handy reference to support the study of the DSM-5 manual or its use in practice.
Anxiety Disorders: DSM-5® Selections is crafted around a specific disorder cited in DSM-5®. This selection provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing anxiety disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the diagnosis of individual patients. The disorder-specific resource is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5® collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession. This book contains the critical disorder-specific content from these four titles: * Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®) * DSM-5® Clinical Cases* DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions* DSM-5® Guidebook
Behavioral Guide to Personality Disorders is the first behaviorally-based reference guide on Personality Disorders and their applicability in vocational, therapeutic, and other rehabilitation service agencies. Chapters cover each personality disorder from a learning theory perspective; the "Do's and Don'ts" on how to manage personality types in service delivery systems (called "personality management"); and predictors of each personality disorder for vocational, therapeutic, and rehabilitation outcomes.
The book addresses critically important issues in treating young people with PTSD in chapters that are articulate, accessible, and actionable: * Because PTSD rarely exists alone, suggestions on how to manage the challenging issues surrounding common comorbidities, such as mood and anxiety disorders, are examined in depth. Even when individuals do not meet the full clinical criteria for PTSD, elevated rates of mood and anxiety disorders have been identified.
Depression 101 establishes an organizational framework for understanding the multiple pathways that can lead to depression. It describes the fundamental distinctions between unipolar and bipolar disorders, and provides a model for understanding of mood disorders on a continuum of severity.
Global Perspectives on ADHD is the first book to examine how this expanding public health concern is diagnosed and treated in 16 different countries. Some countries focus on medicating children with ADHD; others emphasize parent intervention or child therapy. Showing how a medical diagnosis varies across contexts and time periods, this book explains how those distinctions shape medical interventions and guidelines, filling a much-needed gap by examining ADHD on an international scale.
Dr. Barnes explores how the healthy brain works, how addictive drugs flood basic reward pathways, and what it feels like to grapple with addiction. She discusses how, for individuals, the combination of genetic and environmental factors determines both vulnerability for addiction and the resilience necessary for recovery. Finally, she shows how American culture, with its emphasis on freewill and individualism, tends to blame the addict for bad choices and personal weakness, thereby impeding political and/or health-related efforts to get the addict what she needs to recover.
In this new edition of their best-selling work, Drs. Philip S. Mehler and Arnold E. Andersen provide a user-friendly and comprehensive guide to treating and managing eating disorders for primary care physicians, mental health professionals, worried family members and friends, and nonmedical professionals (such as teachers and coaches).
This book provides comprehensive coverage of social anxiety disorder by covering its history, explaining the symptoms and root causes, and presenting information on how to make the key changes in thought that can help sufferers find relief and be more comfortable in the modern world.
This book explains what OCPD is, making it clear how it differs significantly from OCD; explains the thought processes and desires that give rise to the counterproductive defense mechanisms of OCPD; and identifies the approaches and methods that can allow such afflicted individuals to break through their character armoring and become rehumanized.
Sample paper showing examples of how to properly format title page, in text citations, and references page using APA
What is Plagiarism?
What is plagiarism and more importantly, how do you avoid plagiarism? Use the links here from the Library's iconnect online tutorial to learn more about properly giving credit to others' ideas and work in your research and writing.
Peer review is an editorial process that helps ensure the information you are relying on in an article for your academic research and writing is accurate. Basically, scholars and experts in a specific area of research review another author's research and writing before it is published in a peer-reviewed journal, such as The American Journal of Psychology. To learn more about articles published in a peer-reviewed journal, take a look at the Databases: Articles page from the Library's iconnect tutorial.