Psychology and Psychiatry
WebSciences International offers this database of bibliographic citations and abstracts covering sleep literature published from 1990 to 2000. Researchers may query the database by author, pre-established categories, or by keyword. The site provides an online option for requesting reprints; however, it appears TO RECORD YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS for all who come after you -- and enter your last name -- to see.
Dr. Michael Fenichel, a clinical psychologist, maintains an extensive index of both general and specific resources on psychology-related topics. The general resources appear in the smaller left-hand frame while the specific resources appear alphabetically on the right. They cover a wide variety of topics, including addiction, autism, depression, ethics and violence.
A school certified psychologist in private practice offers a wealth of information for researchers interested in special education issues. Find information about various disorders that include definitions with cited references and sources of additional information. Also uncover easy-to-read articles about specific aspects of a disability; for example, in the section on dyslexia, find an article about phonemic awareness. The site also offers many articles containing practical advice for those dealing with special education issues; see for example "How to Prepare a Psychoeducational Evaluation Report and Testify as an Expert Witness."
Part of the larger ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation Web site, this section pulls together several databases for finding psychological tests and information about them. The ETS Test Collection contains descriptions of over 10,000 tests covering a variety of measurements like "shyness or predict recidivism in released criminal offenders," managerial style, as well as education-related achievement and aptitude. The Test Review Locator enables searching for citations to reviews of educational and psychological tests and measures. The Buros/ERIC Test Publisher Directory offers the names and addresses of over 900 major commercial test publishers.
Gregory M. Herek, Ph.D., provides an overview of social science theory and empirical research concerning sexual orientation. He covers the history of homosexuality, claims about changing sexual orientation and myths about child molestation. He provides an extensive bibliography that is not limited to Web-based sources.
A Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) subject center, this site provides information about the LTSN for Psychology, its projects and publications as well as resources useful for learning about and teaching psychology. Find a database containing descriptions of relevant software, Web sites, videos and textbooks. Search by author, title or keyword; or browse the database by broad subject category. Other gems (under the heading, Teaching Practice) include linked descriptions of best practices regarding preventing and detecting plagiarism, research ethics, teaching students with disabilities and numerous other topics.
Find a database of qualified healthcare providers in psychology. The National Register verifies the credentials of those listed in the database. The general public may search the database free of charge, but queries are limited to those by zip code or by name.
The University of Alberta sponsors this resource, which provides plain English definitions for words and concepts related to the brain and nervous system.
The American Psychological Association provides this database of full-text articles from journals published by it and the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database contains articles from more than 50 peer-reviewed journals and books, covering the years 1985 to present. There is no charge to display abstracts, but there is a per article charge for displaying full-text. There are several methods of access which are explained at the bottom of the home page.
The American Psychological Association offers this pay-per-use bibliographic database of psychology literature.
Psychologist Dr. Armin Guenther, University of Augsburg, Germany, maintains this psychology journal locator tool, formerly a Web site called "Links to Psychological Journals." Locate psychology journals by keyword, title, subject or discipline, or by the information each offers online (e.g., full-text articles, select articles, abstracts, etc.). Entries provide the journal title, a brief description, type of information available online, publisher, link to an online source, as well as additional access information (e.g., available on MEDLINE) when relevant.
The American Psychological Association offers a portal-like news service that helps keep you up to date with psychology issues in the news. Find news from media sources such as the Associated Press, United Press International, Washington Post, USA Today, NewsRX.com and others.
This Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) database contains past issues of State Behavioral Health Headlines (May 1999 to present). Entries consist of article abstracts on public sector and behavioral health issues. Sources include over 150 national, state and local newspapers, trade newsletters, professional journals, national and state reports, and more.
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers a searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. Search by location (radius up to 100 miles) to find matching facilities. The information provided includes the name of the facility, its address, phone number, distance from the search point and description of programs and services.
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) offers this database of bibliographic citations and abstracts on violence-related literature. Covering journal articles, books, reports and literature reviews, the database provides information about research and literature on many topics, including school violence, workplace violence, road rage, domestic abuse and elder abuse.