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Psychology and Counseling Guide: PubMed

Subject guide for the discipline of Psychology

PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites


LibKey Nomad is an extension in your browser that is used to find PEER REVIEWED versions of ACADEMIC ARTICLES. It works in PubMed, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia. Follow the instructions found in this flyer.

Search Tip

A good way to get only the most relevant articles on your topic is to use the Advanced Search Builder and search the Title/Abstract fields. The title and abstract (summary including test subjects, methods, etc.) should indicate the focus of an article.

This is true of nearly all database search engines.

PubMed Help

PubMed has a plethora of helpful guides for searching and using the database. Start with:

Practically Speaking

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Using Filters to Get Specific

Using filters will help you find only the relevant information that you really need. You can start with a broad topic and then let PubMed filters help you narrow it down.