This guide covers Psychology and Counselling resources.
Key psychology article databases:
Searches multiple journal article databases simultaneously. Databases include PsycINFO, Mental Measurements Yearbook, Business Source Complete, ERIC and Health Databases on EbscoHost. Excellent starting point for undergraduates.
Main database for psychology. Included in Discover searches.
Multidisciplinary topics, includes Medline. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals. Excellent for citation searching.
Google’s academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals and good for New Zealand topics. Includes Pubmed.
Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.
ScienceDirect Reference Works
Excellent comprehensive overview of psychology and counselling topics. Titles include Encyclopedia of the Human Brain, Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy, Hormones, Brain and Behavior and Comprehensive Clinical Psychology.
eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences)
Biological aspects of mental disorders
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V
DSM-IV-TR mental disorders Print version only available
Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
Detailed full-text articles on psychology and counselling, including biological psychology, psychological tests, research methods and statistical procedures.
Print reviews of tests from 1940-1984.
Full text unpublished tests from 1980 onwards, including actual test instrument and links to the literature. Includes information about availability of some tests that are commercially available.
School of Psychology Test Library
Psychology students are able to borrow psychological tests (commercially published, non-commercial and unpublished) from the School of Psychology Test Library at the Manawatū Campus. Contact Hung Ton (H.Ton@massey.ac.nz) in the School of Psychology for more information.
Videos & Documentaries
View videos of unscripted "live" therapy sessions with individuals, couples and families, as well as experts modelling a range of therapeutic approaches. Includes keyword searchable transcripts of the interviews.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
View videos of scripted therapy sessions and discussions of interview techniques. Includes keyword searchable transcripts of the interviews.
View recorded television programmes from New Zealand and selected international channels.
Concepts & Definitions
Oxford Reference Online Premium
Includes A Dictionary of Psychology.
Drugs & Medicines
An evidence based, peer reviewed, full text resource that contains information on more than 10,000 topics, access to Lexi-com drug monographs and interaction information for drugs and herbs.
To find books, journals, DVDs & other material held by Massey.
Postgraduate students and staff: Search Libraries Worldwide to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.
Sage Research Methods
Full-text content relating to research methodologies from books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, journals, and videos.
Locate Massey, New Zealand and international theses.
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