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Social Work: SOCW 440 - Social Work in Mental Health

Resources

This item is available for in-library use only. It is located in the course reserve room located on the 1st floor of the library, beside the circulation desk .

Social Work Reference Centre

 

Logo - Link to Search Social Work Reference Centre
This is a great resource to help you gain access to information about a particular mental illness including: a description of the illness or disorder, etiology, and effective evidence based practice, treatments, social work treatment summaries etc. Entries come with a great list of references for you to refer to in the bibliography. Attached is an entry for Bipolar Disorder. 

If you are not sure which mental illness or disorder you would like to research, browse the list provided by the database by clicking on the "Diseases a nd Conditions link at the top of the page (as seen below).

 

Databases

Databases
PsycInfo peer-reviewed literature and original research articles. Please note that the preferred term in PsycInfo for Social work is Social Casework.
PubMed
Social Work Abstracts Articles relating to the discipline of social work (peer-reviewed, academic, and professional pieces)
Academic Search Complete Multidisciplinary database containing peer-reviewed, academic and professional pieces.