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PSYCH 550: Clinical Disorders

Professor:  Lauren R. Paulson

Librarian:  Cynthia Burton

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Introduction to Searching

Some Discussion about:

     What is a search engine?  

     What is a database?

      What value does PsycINFO add to records for articles, books, and book chapters?

 

Search Tips

 

Quotation Marks find articles with that exact phrase:

   "body image"

 

Truncation finds articles with all variant endings of your keyword: 

   behavior* searches for behavior, behaviors, behavioral, behavioralism, etc.  but not behaviour  why?

 

Boolean Operators 

Or  finds articles with either of your keywords: 

     anxiet* or fear* or stress

 

And  finds articles with both of your keywords: 

      violence  and television

 

And (Or)  finds articles with combinations of keywords:

   violence and (television or video games or music)

 

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