Psychology Databases

Recommended Databases

Maintains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and dissertations in psychology about human behavior from 1879 to the present.

Other Databases

Collects full text, research reviews of current and emerging topics within psychology.

Maintains citations, abstracts, and full text of dissertations from 1997 to the present along with citations and abstracts for selected masters theses from 1962 to the present. Includes subject, title, and author indexing to U.S. dissertations from 1861 to the present.

Google Scholar searches the academic, scholarly Web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Searching Google Scholar from the Portland State University Library will identify full text articles available from PSU Library resources as well as open access articles from other universities and colleges.

Provides citations to articles about tests and instruments in health, psychosocial sciences, and organizational behavior.

* Trial from 10/05/2015 - 12/07/2015

Provides citations to articles about tests and instruments in health, psychosocial sciences, and organizational behavior.

Indexes and contains full text of  international literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual, and transgender issues.

Covers international journals in all areas of medicine and the life sciences from 1946 to the present. Published by the National Library of Medicine, includes links to open access, full text articles.

Includes information on commercially published tests and instruments, and also,  full text, research reviews of tests.

Features citations to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.

* Trial from 10/24/2016 - 12/23/2016

Provides access to psychological testing instruments and literature about them.

Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles in all areas of medical practice and research from 1953 to the present.

Contains full text, Sage research methods books, handbooks, and encyclopedias. Includes videos and interactive mapping tools.

Provides full text access to Springer journals subscribed to by Orbis Cascade Alliance academic libraries as well as full text access to Springer ebooks owned by PSU Library or offered on a complimentary and temporary basis by Springer.

Symptom Media is an online mental health education and training film library. These DSM 5 and ICD guided films offer guideposts to better understand what a particular mental health diagnosis looks like. Closed captions are available.

Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.