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Psychology & Counselling

Subject support guide for psychology and counselling.

Subject Support Guide For Psychology And Counselling

Welcome to the subject page for Psychology and Counselling. We provide access to thousands of high quality texts and journal for psychology at the University of East London.

This guide includes information on key resources, literature searching strategies (both in video and written formats), support with referencing and guidance on using Google Scholar.

Finding Psychology Research

Databases provide an interface that enables you to search thousands of journal articles, book chapters, dissertations and more. They will include either the full text of journal articles or the article abstracts.

A complete A-Z list of all databases​ is available on the library website.

You can also find guidance on the literature searching process on these pages.

APA PsycInfo

APA PsycInfo is the main resource for psychology research and should be your first point of call when conducting any literature search in this area.

APA PsycTests

APA PsycTests is the main resource for looking up individual tests.

Other Key Databases

There are a range of other databases that also contain research that may be useful.