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Mental Disorders Research Guide

This is a general guide for students interested in locating information about psychological disorders using LPC's library resources.  You'll find suggestions for locating reference sources, books, periodical/journal articles, audiovisual materials, and web resources.

Please contact a reference librarian if you need further assistance. 

Possible Topics to Research

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Research Strategy

  • Read your assignment thoroughly and understand the requirements
  • Think about what you already know
  • Get more background information using reference books
  • Use books for detailed in-depth analysis and history of issue
  • Use magazine and journal articles for current reporting of issue
  • Use the Internet for additional information (don't forget to evaluate your sources!)
  • Cite your sources (create a reference list or works cited page)

Subject Guide