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  • 1. A SAMPLING OF RESOURCES IN Psychology From Warner Memorial Library. Databases Journals MENTAL MEASUREMENTS YEARBOOK Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the Univer- Annual Review of Psychology sity of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 (Annual Reviews) contemporary testing instruments. (Ebscohost) Presents critical review articles on significant developments in all PSYCARTICLES aspects of psychology. Provides full text articles on current issues in psychology from respected sources, spanning from 1988 to the present. Includes in this database are in- International Journal of Psychology dexed in PsycINFO . (Ebscohost) (EBSCOhost) PSYCBOOKS Publishes empirical research and Contains full text in Portable Document Format (PDF) of scholarly book titles theory in basic and applied published by the American Psychological Association (APA). (Ovid) psychology, sustaining an international focus. PSYCINFO Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, Psychological Research dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Includes inter- (EBSCOhost) national material selected from periodicals in over 30 languages- (EBSCOhost) Includes information which emphasizes the theoretical PSYCCRITQUES implications of the research reported. A database containing full-text reviews of books, popular films, videos, and software relevant to psychology. Weekly releases may also include a review of a Psychological Science popular first-run film or a comparative review of several current trade books.. (EBSCOhost) (Ovid) Presents authoritative articles of Also see the databases JSTOR, Sage Premier, Proquest and WilsonWeb for more interest across all of psychological psychology related articles. science, including brain and behavior, clinical science, cognition, learning and memory, social psychology, and developmental psychology. In addition to these full- Books length articles. Adolescence : Development, Diversity, Context, and Application - by Richard Lerner Check the A to Z Journal List on Call Number: HQ796 .L3815 the Library’s website for Offers a unique integrated treatment of the central themes in the contempo- additional journal titles. rary study of adolescence-development, diversity, context, and application. Provides the bases of the developmental changes young people experience during the adolescent period - Publisher Can’t find full-text for the article you need? Use Rapid ILL from the Blackwell Reader in Developmental Psychology - Alan Slater and Darwin Muir Library’s website to have an (Editors) article delivered directly to your Call Number: BF713 .B57 desktop. Contains articles selected to reflect the wide variety of topics investigated by developmental scientists, the dynamic changing nature of the subject, and the current state of the art. Need more books! Check eBrary or NetLibrary the online e-book Intimate Violence: Attacks upon Psychic Interiority - by Joseph Scalia collections. You can check items Call Number: RC569.5 .F3 S27 out from other libraries and have Traditional analyses of domestic battery often point to the batterer's need for them delivered using EZ -Borrow power and control to explain patterns of violent behavior. Offers a nonjudg- mental and compassionate view of the interior life of all involved parties. found on the Library’s website. There are more books to be found in the Library’s catalog.
  • 2. Professional Organizations American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry http://www.aacap.org Members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in ad- dressing the health care needs of children and their families. American Association of Christian Counselors Federal Resources http://www.aacc.net/ Committed to equip clinical, pastoral, and lay care-givers with Biblical truth and psycho- National Institute of Mental Health social insights that ministers to hurting persons and helps them move to personal whole- http://www.nimh.nih.gov ness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity. NIMH is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the American Psychiatric Association understanding, treatment, and prevention of http://www.psychiatry.org/ mental disorders and the promotion of mental Claims to be “ the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that health. has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. “ Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services American Psychoanalytic Association Administration http://www.apsa.org/ http://www.samhsa.gov/ APsaA, as a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focuses on education, research SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of and membership development. substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/ National Mental Health Information Center The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/ psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives. Department of Health and Human Services Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation http://www.hhs.gov http://www.ccef.org The Department of Health and Human Services Since 1968, the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation has set the pace in bibli- (HHS) is the United States government's principal cal counseling. We teach people how to explore the wisdom and depth of the Bible and agency for protecting the health of all Americans apply its grace-centered message to the problems of daily living. Simply put our mission is and providing essential human services, to: Restore Christ to Counseling and Counseling to the Church. especially for those who are least able to help themselves. Focus on the Family http://www.focusonthefamily.com/ National Institutes of Health Focus on the Family is a global non-profit Christian organization with a vision for healing http://nih.gov/ brokenness in families, communities and societies worldwide through Christ. The purpose The NIH is a part of the U.S. Department of of the ministry is to strengthen, defend and celebrate the institution of the traditional Health and Human Services, is the primary family and to highlight the unique and irreplaceable role that it plays in God’s larger story Federal agency for conducting and supporting of redemption. medical research. More resources available @ http://libguides.eastern.edu. National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care. This publication created by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian Warner Memorial Library Eastern University (mputerba@eastern.edu) Wednesday, January 20, 2010