JoVE - the Journal of Visualized Experiments
The Library now subscribes to JoVE Neuroscience and JoVE Behavior, as well as JoVE Biology, JoVE Clinical & Translational Medicine, JoVE Immunology & Infection and JoVE Bioengineering. JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal.
Online Access to DSM 5
DSM-5 is available online to NU affiliates. It is part of a package called PsychiatryOnline Premium collection and includes the DSM 5, DSM IV, DSM IV handbook, clinical case book, practice guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association, and other core texts. Learn more about the DSM, how it's used, and the most recent revision.
APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology:
The American Psychological Association's flagship database of 2.4 million articles, books and other international documents in psychology going back over a century. Over 90% of the titles indexed in PsycInfo are peer-reviewed.
- ERIC -- for literature searches related to education-- school psychology, school counseling, program effectiveness, testing, etc.
- Mental Measurements Yearbook - a guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments.
- DSM 5 - the authoritative handbook used for the diagnosis of mental disorders.
For more suggested databases, see Core Resources for Article Searching in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences.
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Selected Books at Snell Library
Throughout eight prior editions, "CTP" has been established as the cornerstone text in the field of psychiatry and mental health. This Ninth Edition provides a wealth of new and updated information in neural science, genetics, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacotherapy, and other key areas. A distinguished new co-editor, Pedro Ruiz, MD, has joined Drs. Benjamin and Virginia Sadock for this edition, and over 500 contributors provide the most up-to-date information in every area of psychiatry and mental health. The book includes case histories, the most current DSM-IV-TR criteria and tables, and up-to-date comparative classification codes from ICD-10.
Acompanion Websitewill offer the fully searchable text.
The first volume in this innovative two-volume set provides a comprehensive exploration of the major developments of social psychological theories that have taken place over the past half century, culminating in a state of the art overview of the primary theories and models that have been developed in this vast and fascinating field. Volume One covers Biological/Evolutionary Level of Analysis, Cognitive Level of Analysis, Content Model and Motivational and Affective Level of Analysis.
Authored by leading international experts, each chapter represents a personal and historical narrative of the theory’s development including the inspirations, critical junctures, and problem-solving efforts that effected theoretical choices and determined the theory’s impact and its evolution. Unique to this handbook, these narratives provide a rich background for understanding how theories are created, nurtured, and shaped over time, and examining their unique contribution to the field as a whole. To examine its societal impact, each theory is evaluated in terms of its applicability to better understanding and solving critical social issues and problems.The Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology, Volume One is an essential resource for researchers and students of social psychology and related disciplines.
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