Welcome to the Mental Health Nursing subject page.  This guide highlights the key resources for your subject area, and the key services and facilities available from the Library.

Getting started

All required reading for your modules should be available from your online reading lists. In addition to prescribed reading, when doing your own research ‘beyond your reading list’, LibrarySearch is a quick and easy way to simultaneously search for academic content across a number of different sources. If you get stuck, contact your Academic Librarian.

Journal collections/databases

The key resources for your subject area are:

  • CINAHL Plus
    Comprehensive journal index for nursing and allied health. Additional materials include full-text evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons. 
  • Psychology & Behavioural Sciences Collection 
    Access to full-text articles from around 410 journals (articles for the past year may not be available for some titles). Subject coverage includes: Emotional & Behavioural Characteristics; Psychiatry & Psychology; Mental Processes; Anthropology; Observational & Experimental Methods.
  • PsycArticles 
    Access to the full-text of more than 80 landmark journals in behavioural science and related fields. Includes Crisis: Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention and Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
  • Sage Journals Online
    A multi-disciplinary database with good coverage of mental health topics.
  • Science Direct 
    Access to full-text articles from more than 2,000 journals, covering all subjects. Most titles are available from 1997.
  • Taylor & Francis Online 
    Access to over 1100 social sciences and humanities journals including the Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities and Aging & Mental Health
  • Scopus 
    Access to
     the largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature. Coverage is multidisciplinary.
  • Web of Science 
    A multidisciplinary abstracting database indexing over 10,000 journals in science, social sciences, arts and humanities including Medline.
  • Wiley Online Library 
    Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing and Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing


The Knowledge Network
Websites, general
Evaluating research

Your Academic Librarian

Your Librarian is Carolyn Mustard. Carolyn can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.

Email: c.mustard@abertay.ac.uk

Tel: 01382 308891

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Other resources and support

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