Research Databases: Psychology

Arts in Psychotherapy
This journal publishes peer-reviewed articles (including illustrations) by art, dance/movement, drama, music, and poetry psychotherapists, as well as psychiatrists, psychologists and creative arts therapists, that reflect the theory and practice of these disciplines. 

Association of Transpersonal Psychology Members Only Resources
Access to archives of all 35 years of the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, as well as audio archives of ATP conference presentations and a members networking directory.

Body, Movement, and Dance in Psychotherapy

Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy is an international, peer-reviewed journal exploring the relationship between body and mind whilst focusing on the significance of the body and movement in clinical therapeutic settings. It is the only scholarly journal wholly dedicated to the growing fields of body psychotherapy, somatic psychology and dance movement psychotherapy.

This quarterly online journal explores the relationship between environmental issues and mental health and well-being.

Funk & Wagnall's Encycplopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Journal of Consciousness Studies
This journal provides interdisciplinary research into all aspects of the study of human consciousness.

Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy
This journal explores the complexities and controversies facing psychotherapists, publishing original peer-reviewed articles that critically analyze theory, research, or clinical practice. In addition, it offers empirical studies, panel discussions, essays, case studies, brief reports, and theoretical articles. Psychotherapists and clinical researchers will find this journal an important vehicle to review the challenges of treating a variety of patients.

Journal of Nonverbal Behavior
Contains peer-reviewed original theoretical and empirical research papers on all major areas of nonverbal behavior. The coverage extends to paralanguage, proxemics, facial expressions, eye contact, face-to-face interaction, and nonverbal emotional expression, as well as other relevant topics which contribute to the scientific understanding of nonverbal processes and behavior.

MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Contains journal citations and abstracts related to the fields of medicine, psychiatry, nursing, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.

Mental Measurements Yearbook
This database contains descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised psychological test instruments from the 9th-15th editions of the printed Mental Measurements Yearbook. Covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychology, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, and education.


This journal publishes peer-reviewed papers that examine the latest research findings and best practices in mindfulness. It explores the nature and foundations of mindfulness, its mechanisms of actions, and its use across cultures. In addition, Mindfulness features papers that address issues involving the training of clinicians, institutional staff, teachers, parents, and industry personnel in mindful provision of services.

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Contains nearly two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in the field of psychology. Coverage is from the 1880s. Database links to full-text in other EBSCO databases.

Full-textarticles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database
Index to the worldwide scientific literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Includes citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and government documents relevant to PTSD and other forms of traumatic stress.

Science Reference center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

SocINDEX with Full Text
Comprehensive sociology research database. Features more than 1,600,000 records and full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

Violence Literature Database (VioLit)
Violence-related research literature database with abstracts and reference information. Compiled by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at University of Colorado at Boulder.

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