This guide was constructed to advise UH West Oahu students on research in the field of Psychology.
The focus of this guide is on library resources (books, e-books, and scholarly journals), as well as a few resources available on the open Web. Many of the library resources are RESTRICTED by license for UHWO students, faculty and staff only. If you are affiliated with UHWO, you can access restricted resources from a personal computer or library workstation and using your UH login and password.
This guide is not comprehensive; it does not include everything on this subject. If you're having trouble with your research, please feel free to contact the UHWO Ref Desk to schedule a research consultation.
The following is a list of a few Library of Congress Subject Headings in Psychology. Try searching with these terms in the library catalog and journal databases.
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder [use for ADHD]
- Cognitive therapy
- Developmental psychology
- Evolutionary psychology
- Gestalt psychology
- Psychology, Pathological
- Affective disorders
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
- Sleep disorders
- Substance abuse
- Positive psychology
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- School psychology
- Self-actualization (Psychology)
- Social psychology
Films on Demand
The UHWO Library has a subscription to Films on Demand, a database with over 5000 streaming videos in many different subject areas. The clip below is from documentary called Into the Mind: Emotions.