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Abstracts in Social Gerontology VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, biology of aging, the elderly and their families, aging and the economy, politics of aging, and aging and the workplace.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers the current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.

Counseling and Therapy in Video VCU
Hundreds of therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews. Features over 175 therapists practicing more than 50 therapeutic approaches. Includes 55 teaching and discussion guides.

Family Studies Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other aspects of family studies.

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) VCU
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. VCU
Information about and reviews of standardized tests principally in the fields of education and psychology. Information for each test includes author, scoring information, overview, description, and one or more reviews. Includes Tests in Print.

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

PsycARTICLES VCU
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles from over 60 journals published by the APA and allied organizations. Includes book reviews and letters to the editor.

PsycBOOKS VCU
Full-text database of scholarly books published by the APA and others. Includes over 1000 classic, landmark titles. Includes entries from the APA/Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Can be used for course content: Scholarly books & chapters published by the American Psychological Association. More about affordable Course Content

PsycCRITIQUES VCU
Up-to-date reviews of very current books and films in psychology, behavioral sciences, and health.

PsycEXTRA VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Gray literature database including newsletters, magazines, newspapers, technical and annual reports, government reports, consumer brochures, and more.

PsychiatryOnline VCU
Psychiatry portal that features the full-text of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), textbooks, journals and Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association. Provided by the VCU School of Medicine.
Can be used for course content: American Psychiatric Association portal to journals and books, includes DSM-5. More about affordable Course Content

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
A comprehensive database covering topics related to emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

psychotherapy.net VCU
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.

PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
APA database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents. Covers 1887 - present (limited coverage from 1887 - 1926).

PsycTESTS VCU
Access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

PsycTHERAPY VCU
Contains over 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Covers more than 200 topics.

Social Work Reference Center VCU
Provides evidence-based information and current best practices. Includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules, and patient education information.

Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference Online
Covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used.

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