N646: Community and Mental Health Nursing


DynaMed:  Find general information, causes/risk factors, complications/associated conditions, history/physical findings, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, prevention/screening, guidelines,  and ICD-9/ICD-10 Codes, etc on a variety of mental health conditions, including borderline personality disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, mood disorders and much more.

CINAHL: Helpful search terms include “community mental health nursing” or “psychiatric nursing” combined with specific conditions or disorders.

PubMed: Helpful search terms include "psychiatric nursing" combined with specific conditions or disorders. Also try Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries in PubMed: click on a general topic of interest (such as Mental Health and Mental Disoders)  http://phpartners.org/hp2020/
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Scopus: Helpful search terms include “community mental health nursing” or “psychiatric nursing” combined with specific conditions or disorders 
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Other Useful Databases

PsycINFO: find research in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines.

SocINDEX: find research on research in the field of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. 

Books from Gleeson Library 

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders/ DSM IV-TR Online from Gleeson Library: http://ignacio.usfca.edu/record=b1755126~S0

Books from Gleeson on Psychiatric Nursing

Books from Gleeson on Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Books from Gleeson on Community Health Nursing

Online Resources- Federal & National

Healthy People 2020: http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx

Healthy People 2010 Mental Health & Mental Disorders Objectives: http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=28

National Institute on Drug Abuse: http://www.drugabuse.gov/

Substance abuse and mental health services administration: http://www.samhsa.gov/

Mental health resources for veterans: http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov

CDC Immunizations & Vaccinations: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

CDC Emergency Response: http://emergency.cdc.gov/ 

Online Resources- State & Local 

California Department of Mental Health resources: http://www.dmh.ca.gov/mh_resources.asp

San Francisco Department of Public Health Community Behavioral Health Services: http://www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oservices/mentalHlth/CBHS/default.asp

Human Services Agencies of San Francisco-- Resources for seniors and adults with disabilities: http://www.sfhsa.org/DAAS.htm

Human Services Agencies of San Francisco-- Programs Serving Vulnerable Adults: http://www.sfhsa.org/368.htm

APA Resources

Online Writing Lab (OWL) APA Guide from Purdue: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

RefWorks, USF's citation management system

USF Learning and Writing Center: http://www.usfca.edu/lwc/

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