- Mental Health
Reference Materials --Useful for general information and background on topic
General Medical Encyclopedias
REF 616/GAL Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
REF 616.003 /HUM Human Diseases and Conditions
REF 616.003/DIS Diseases
Mental Health Encyclopedias
REF 616.89/NOL Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
REF 616.89/DOC Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears and Anxieties
REF 616.85/ROE Encyclopedia of Depression
REF 616.85/CAS Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorder
REF 616.89/PSY Psychology and Mental Health
REF 616.89/MEN Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook
Subscription Databases -- Useful for current issues, controversies and studies in the mental health field. Access these resources from the main page of the library web site.
Gale Science Resource Center Best source for peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as reference
Gale Student Resource Center Reference articles, newspaper & magazine articles
Newsbank Newspaper articles that can be searched by topic
Opposing Viewpoints Essays, articles and statistics on controversial topics
Ebsco Multiple databses with general magazine articles, searchable by topic
Web Sites --These web sites can lead you to authoritative information on mental health issues. If you conduct your own searches, look for quality sites with clear authorship, clear references to source data, and balanced, appropriate support for any claims about treatments or products.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Health information from the National Institutes of Health
Medline Plus Medical information from US National Library of Medicine anand National Institutes of Health
MedHunt: Health On the Net Foundation Search engine dedicated to medical/health information. Also includes sites which subscribe to an honor code for authority, authorship, confidentiality and editorial policy.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Information on Illnesses and Treatments
Index of Psychiatric Disorders. AllPsychOnline. (DSM-IV Codes with information)
Complete List of DMS-IV Codes PsychNet-UK. With information on many disorders.
Symptoms and Treatments Psych Central