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Expressive Arts Therapy Research Guide (CIIS
Guide for researchers in the fields of drama therapy and espressive arts
therapy. Includes search tips, databases, key journals, organizations
Somatics Therapy Research Guide
Guide for researchers in the field of Somatics
therapy. Includes search tips, databases, key journals, organizations
Review of Psychology
Provides full text access to the Annual Review
of Psychology from 1950 to 2005.
Archive of Research in Archetypal Symbolism
This is an encyclopedic collection of 17,000 alchemical images and corresponding study sheets that draw on East-West traditions from 50,000 BCE to 2,000 CE . Selected subjects of special interest for the CIIS community include: psychology, anthropology, archaeology, expressive arts, drama therapy, somatics, archaeomythology, mythology, theology, thealogy, spirituality, religion, philosophy, ecology, and cosmology.
Development & Adolescent Studies (EBSCO)
Contains references from biomedical and social sciences worldwide on the
growth and development of children through the age of 21. This database
includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts
& Bibliography from 1927 2001 (by the Society for Research
in Child Development) plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues.
Includes abstracts of articles from hundreds of journals and a bibliography
of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations.
in the History of Psychology (Internet)
Includes the full texts of a large number of historically significant
public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and
allied disciplines. Over 25 books and 200 articles and chapters, in addition
to links to over 200 relevant works posted at other sites. The CHP Special
Collections are sets of documents focused on a particular topic in the
history of psychology. Each Special Collection is edited by a professional
in the field who brings together a number of related and historically-signficant
primary source documents, interspersing them with short essays setting
them in their intellectual, institutional, and broader social contexts.
Encyclopedia of Sexuality (Internet)
Three-volume encyclopedia summarizes the sexual attitudes and behavior
patterns of thirty-two countries. Written by 170 sexologists in the respective
countries and cultures, each entry explores such areas as heterosexual
relationships, children, adolescents, adults, gender-conflicted persons,
unconventional sexual patterns, contraceptions, sexually transmitted diseases,
AIDS, sexual dysfunctions, and therapies. It also includes sexual issues
for older persons and physically and mentally challenged individuals.
Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles
available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral,
clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with
personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
Includes full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association,
the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and
Hogrefe & Huber. Date coverage is from 1894 – current.
Search PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO together.
PsycBOOKS, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains
full-text access to books and book chapters from over 1400 books published
by APA and other distinguished publishers. This database has one record per chapter (more than 10,000
total); each chapter a separate PDF document. Includes most scholarly
books published by APA from 1806 – current, as well as 100 out-of-print
books and an additional 70+ classic books of landmark historical impact
in psychology. For recent books there may be an embargo period of 2 –
PsycCRITIQUES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains
book reviews and film/video reviews. The database replaced the print journal
Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. You can
browse a specific issue; or search by keyword, format (book, film or video),
intended age group, audience, or language. In each weekly release, PsycCRITIQUES
will deliver approximately 20 reviews of psychological books, most from the current
(1806 – current) (ProQuest)
PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters,
books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all
in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines,
such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology,
physiology, linquistics, anthropology, business, and law. Coverage
includes international material selected from more than 1800 periodicals
professional journals, chapters, books, reports, theses and dissertations
written in over 25 languages, and over 8 million cited references in 185,000
journal articles, books, and book chapters. The database is updated weekly.
Search PsycINFO and (the full-text) PsycARTICLES together.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Full text of more than 550 full text journals, including more than 525
peer-reviewed titles. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics,
psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational
and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this
database is indexed in PsycINFO. The database is updated daily.
Measurements Yearbook (with Tests in Print) (EBSCO)
Mental Measurements Yearbook contains information about and
reviews of all English language standardized tests covering educational
skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas
from 1916 - present as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks.
This database now also includes Tests in Print, a comprehensive bibliography
to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print
in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including
test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test
population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score
index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test.
and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests Available in Compilation Volumes
Compilation of tables of contents from more than eighty different collections
of testing resources. Includes psychology, education, and other disciplines.
Contains basic information about the tests;
does not contain the full text of the tests.
Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific
and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. APA is the
largest association of psychologists worldwide.
Psychological Association Practice Organization (Internet)
contains news, press releases, HIPAA compliance information, legislative
action, and more. The APA Practice Organization promotes the professional
interests of practicing psychologists.
Counseling and Therapy in Video (Vols. I & II) (Alexander Street)
Online collection of video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology,
and psychiatric counseling — over 730 hours and more than 700 videos. Includes filmed
footage of actual therapy sessions, re-enacted therapy sessions, and scripted sessions
designed by counseling professionals to illustrate common issues and scenarios that arise
during courses of therapy. Also includes consultations by experts in particular courses
of therapy advising other therapists on the application of their methods, as well as lectures,
presentations, and interviews that feature well-known therapists discussing their own work
and issues affecting the larger fields of mental health and wellness. Volume I includes content
that provides a firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated
with putting theoretical concepts into practice. Volume II both updates
and expands upon the first collection, with special emphasis on contemporary topics such as
family therapy, child therapy, geriatric therapy, play therapy, weight control and eating disorders,
post-traumatic stress disorder, narrative therapy, social construction, art therapy and more
cognitive behavioral.Features include the ability to select short clips for presenting and to
CIIS Psychotherapy VHS and DVD Video Collection (CIIS Library)
The Laurance S. Rockefeller Library has assembled a sizeable collection of videotaped
psychotherapy sessions, addressing a wide range of counseling situations, populations,
approaches, and issues. Two multi-format video players (VHS or DVD) in the Library are
dedicated to the viewing of these and other CIIS videos; they may also be checked out
for one week by students, faculty and staff (and for two weeks by distance students).
Topics in Psychology (Internet)
This Internet directory provides a well-organized, quick reference collection
of articles, Web sites, and research tools.
to Humanistic Psychology (Internet)
This extensive guide from John Rowan of the Association of Humanistic
Psychology has short articles and bibliographies on most major topics
in humanistic psychology.
News, connections, drug information, blogs, listservs, diagnostic information
and quizzes, community support and more. Includes an annotated and rated
directory of psychology and mental health resources on the Internet.