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Psychology & Mental Health: Library Resources
This guide can assist with research in psychology, mental health, and related topics.
Use this guide for information on Psychology & Mental Health topics. Search the Library Resources below for books, eBooks, articles, and streaming videos. Use the tabs above to explore web sites and use citation tools.
The Psychology collection includes "reviews of classic studies; overviews of foundational and contemporary theories; case studies of psychological disorders; instructional titles on research methods and statistics; interviews with prominent psychologists; documentaries on topics such as personality, sexuality, aging, happiness, and intelligence; and more."
Kanopy provides over 14,000 streaming videos including award winning documentaries and classic films that support all subjects. To view Kanopy videos, you will need to create an account on the Kanopy site, but will then have unlimited access to the collection.
Sites to Get Started
The following sites have been selected and evaluated by a CCAC librarian.
Site is oriented to professional psychologists, however, there are resources that are valuable to undergraduates. Presents full text articles on topics of current interest. The section designed for students includes information about graduate school, financial aid, and careers related to psychology. The section designed for the public has links to articles on popular subjects such as AIDS, anger, depression, disabilities, minorities and violence.
Contains information for both researchers and consumers on mental health disorders including basic brochures and other publications, statistics, multimedia resources, current news, clinical trials information, and more.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus is updated daily and offers extensive information on over 600 diseases and conditions. Topics covered include an overview, clinical trials, diagnosis & symptoms, treatment, nutrition, coping, clinical trials, specific conditions and more.
This directory is a well-organized, quick reference collection of articles, Web sites, and research tools. The page is divided between a section listing more comprehensive resources (Web of Addiction, PsychCrawler, Exploratorium's Memory, etc.) and a section of links to more specific topics (articles on ergonomics, Internet addiction, etc.). Maintained by Dr. Michael Fenichel, a clinical psychologist.
Information at this site is provided as a public service to aid in the treatment of developmental, behavioral and mental disorders that affect an estimated 7 to 12 million juveniles in the Unites States.