How to literature search for ARTICLES ON A SUBJECT (Databases)
If you need an
search assistance or training on the use of resources please contact Discovery Library.
(via Ovid)– allied and complementary medicine including palliative care AMED (via Proquest)– nursing, midwifery and community healthcare BNI (via Ebsco)– nursing and allied health CINAHL (via Ovid) – biomedical and pharmaceutical literature Embase (via Ovid) – nursing and allied health Emcare (via Ovid) – healthcare management HMIC Medline ( or via Ovid )- biomedical, life sciences, allied health and pre-clinical sciences literature via EBSCO (via Proquest) – psychological, social, behavioral sciences. PsycINFO (via Ovid)- health and social care Social Policy and Practice
To access the NHS subscribed databases you will need an . NHS Athens account
Search Cochrane Library Collection of databases incl: -Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews -Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) – Cochrane Clinical Answers that can be searched simultaneously and contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making
Search ( NHS Library and Knowledge Hub Guide) Whilst it is advisable to search the databases above for more detailed and systematic searches, the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub can be used for more simple searches to find a couple of papers on a simple topic. To access content on the Library and Knowledge Hub you will need an . NHS Athens account
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How to search for EVIDENCE and BEST PRACTICE on a topic
A range of evidence-based and other resources available to help inform patient care or support your study including:
( BMJ Best Practice- Help and training resources) Evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion offering step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.
On 1st access you’ll be asked to create personal account to
download free App** ***Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here).
– ClinicalKey Clinical insight search tool which also gives access to over 1100 electronic books and 500 journals and other fulltext resources Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here)
(provided by NICE)- Clinical Knowledge Summaries Summaries of the current evidence base & practical guidance on best practice for >300 primary care presentations and regular updates to all topics
( DynaMed Help pages and tutorial) clinical decision support tool with quality evidence-based information, expert guidance and a user-friendly, personalized experience to deliver accurate answers fast at the point of care.
Note you will need a University Hospitals Plymouth or Plymouth Community Health Athens account (UHP, Livewell Plymouth GP staff/students register here). Available to University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Plymouth Community Health (Livewell SW + Plymouth General Practice) only.
Trip Pro Database clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
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How to find FULLTEXT OF A SPECIFIC ARTICLE
To access articles you will need a . NHS Athens account
TO SEARCH FOR AVAILABILITY OF ARTICLES USE THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:
For each option you should either be able to
Access the fulltext of the article where we have a subscription to journal or Complete a form to request a copy of an article not held
The ARTICLE TITLE via the ( Knowledge and Library Hub Guide) If you have the article title please copy and paste into the main search box of the hub. If the title is a short title using common healthcare terms, then you might want to add the Author name and/or Journal title to the search to specify your chosen article.
The DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIER (DOI) or PUBMED ID (PMID) via LibKey – A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a string of numbers, letters and symbols used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. It is usually in the format: https://doi.org/ 10.1038/s41586-022-05043-y The bit in italics which starts all DOIs can be ignored- please copy and paste the rest of your specific into the search box. – A PubMed identifier (PMID) is a unique value assigned to each PubMed record usually 8 digits long
The search only includes journals for which organisation has a subscription.
If a journal is embargoed the embargoed article will still be listed but when you click to access content you will receive a article request form rather than the fulltext.
BROWSER EXTENSION to check all scholarly pages for local access via Nomad
Enter Plymouth (includes UHP, Livewell and GP options) , South Western Ambulance or South Central Ambulance as organisation when asked. Please note: On University Hospitals Plymouth and Livewell SW networked machines IT have already made Nomad automatically available via Microsoft Edge. You will need to manually download to any other browsers you use on NHS Personal Device
journals below Mental Health and Psychiatry
If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an
via the library. article request
Books ( ) handout
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How to find PRINT + ELECTRONIC BOOKS
SWIMS Library Catalogue
This is a regional NHS catalogue, so in
location select to limit your search to ‘Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY’ print books held at Discovery Library, Derriford. The shelfmark will correspond with shelf in library collection.
If you are unable to visit the library in person please email
email@example.com to request postal delivery of required book(s)
select your location based on your organisation : Ebooks–
Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY (for UHP, Livewell and GP staff) -South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SWASFT – South Central Ambulance Service SCASYou will need an NHS Athens login to to access ebooks.
You can also log in and
renew your books (if you have not already made a pin number for your library account follow the instructions on screen). here
If we don’t have the book you require you can consider making a
book request. (Service for registered borrowers, undertaking NHS work. Registration forms are available here).
Selected psychiatry ebooks – click title to login with NHS Athens account
Title Year Edition First Author ABC of alcohol 2015 5th McCune ABC of anxiety and depression. 2014 Gask ABC of autism 2019 Haroon ABC of dementia 2020 2nd Richards Abnormal Psychology 2020 18th Butcher ACT made simple: an easy-to-read primer on acceptance and commitment therapy 2019 2nd Harris ACT Workbook for Depression and Shame : Overcome Thoughts of Defectiveness and Increase Well-Being Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 2020 McKay ACT Workbook for OCD : Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Exposure Skills to Live Well with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 2020 Mazza Acute psychiatric emergencies: a practical approach. 2020 Advanced Life Support Group Addiction medicine: science and practice 2020 2nd Johnson ADHD in Adults : A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management 2013 Surman Anxiety and Phobia Workbook 2020 7th Bourne Appearance anxiety: a guide to understanding body dysmorphic disorder for young people, families and professionals 2019 National & Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service for Young People Appreciative healthcare practice : a guide to compassionate person-centred care. 2015 Roberts Assessing Mental Capacity : A Handbook to Guide Professionals from Basic to Advanced Practice 2020 1 Mackenzie The assessment and treatment of addiction: best practices and new frontiers. 2019 Danovitch Behavioral Treatments for Sleep Disorders 2011 Perlis Big Book of Exposures : Innovative, Creative, and Effective CBT-Based Exposures for Treating Anxiety-Related Disorders 2020 Springer Binge Eating Prevention Workbook : An Eight-Week Individualized Program to Overcome Compulsive Eating and Make Peace with Food 2020 Marson Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook : An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD 2019 Fox Brief Behavioural Activation for Adolescent Depression : A Clinician’s Manual and Session-By-Session Guide 2020 Reynolds Building Communication and Independence for Children Across the Autism Spectrum 2020 Field Care Act 2014: an a-z of law and practice 2017 Mandelstam Care planning in mental health : promoting recovery. 2013 2nd Hall Caring for People with Learning Disabilities : A guide for non-specialist nurses 2015 Barber CBT for adults : a practical guide for clinicians 2014 Drummond Challenging OCD in Young People with ASD : A CBT Manual for Therapists 2020 Jassi Change for the Better: Personal Development through Practical Psychotherapy 2017 5th Wilde McCormick Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherham 2017 Gladman Clinical topics in disorders of intellectual development 2015 Woodbury-Smith A clinician’s brief guide to children’s mental health law. 2016 Huline-Dickens A clinician’s brief guide to the Mental Capacity Act. 2015 2nd Brindle A clinician’s brief guide to the Mental Health Act. 2016 4th Zigmond A clinician’s guide to mental health conditions in adults with autism spectrum disorders: assessment and interventions 2020 Chaplain A clinician’s guide to non-pharmacological dementia therapies 2020 Nightingale Cognitive behavioural therapy for dummies 2020 3rd Branch Cognitive Behaviour Therapy : Your Route Out of Perfectionism, Self-Sabotage and Other Everyday Habits with CBT 2022 3rd Joseph Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Do We Speak the Same Language? 2022 Bogdashina The Compassionate Mind Approach to Difficult Emotions: Using Compassion Focused Therapy 2019 Irons Compassion focused therapy for dummies 2016 Welford The Complete Guide to Therapeutic Parenting : A Helpful Guide to the Theory, Research and What It Means for Everyday Life 2020 Mitchell Complex Disorders in Pediatric Psychiatry: A Clinician’s Guide 2018 Driver Conducting Psychological Assessment : A Guide for Practitioners 2021 2nd Wright Core Psychiatry 2012 3rd Wright Counselling skills for dummies 2013 2nd Evans Creative Counselling : Creative Tools and Interventions to Nurture Therapeutic Relationships 2022 Sharpe Creative ideas for solution focused practice : inspiring guidance, ideas and activities 2017 Milner Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Anxiety : Ideas and Activities for Working Therapeutically with Worried Children and Their Families 2020 Zandt DBT therapeutic activity ideas for working with teens: skills and exercises for working with clients with borderline personality disorder, depression, anxiety, and other emotional sensitivities 2018 Lozier Defining autism: a guide to brain, biology, and behavior. 2019 Casanova Dementia: support for family and friends 2020 2nd Pulsford Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Psychosis 2021 Mullen Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook : Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance 2019 2nd McKay Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for PTSD : Practical Exercises for Overcoming Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 2019 Reutter Don’t Believe Everything You Feel : A CBT Workbook to Identify Your Emotional Schemas and Find Freedom from Anxiety and Depression 2020 Leahy The ECT Handbook 2013 3rd Waite Emergency psychiatry 2015 Nicholls Enabling recovery : the principles and practice of rehabilitation psychiatry 2015 2nd Holloway The Expressive Arts Activity Book : A Resource for Professionals 2020 2nd Heath The Family Experience of Dementia : A Reflective Workbook for Professionals 2020 Morris Fast facts: Depression 2017 4th Haddad Finding my professional heart : a brief guide to compassionate care and mindfulness for practitioners 2016 Oelofsen Freedom from Health Anxiety : Understand and Overcome Obsessive Worry about Your Health or Someone Else’s and Find Peace of Mind 2022 Cassiday From Dementia to Rementia : A Guide to Personal Rehabilitation Strategies 2021 Pool Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing : An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students. 2018 Clifton Gratitude Project : How Cultivating Thankfulness Can Rewire Your Brain for Resilience, Optimism, and the Greater Good 2020 Smith Handbook of secure care. 2015 Dickens The health improvement profile (HIP) : a manual to promote physical wellbeing in people with severe mental illness. 2015 Hardy How to Be a Well Being : Unofficial Rules to Live Every Day 2020 Cope How to Become a More Effective CBT Therapist: Mastering Metacompetence in Clinical Practice 2014 Whittington Improving the Mental Health Consultation : Introducing a short circuit tool to aid patient understanding and dispel stigma 2022 Noor Improving the psychological wellbeing of children and young people: effective prevention and early intervention across health, education and social care 2018 Faulconbridge Interpretation of Dreams : The Psychology Classic 2020 Freud In therapy : how conversations with psychotherapists really work 2016 Orbach Independent mental health advocacy : the right to be heard : context, values and good practice 2015 Newbigging An integrative approach to treating babies and children: a multidisciplinary guide 2017 Wilks Integrative psychotherapy in theory and practice: a relational, systemic and ecological approach. 2020 Hawkins Intelligent Kindness : Rehabilitating the Welfare State (2020 2nd ed) See also 1st ed 2010 Intelligent kindness : reforming the culture of healthcare 2020 2nd Ballatt International perspectives on reminiscence, life review and life story work 2018 Gibson Interprofessional care and mental health: a discursive exploration of team meeting practices 2018 Smart Introducing cognitive analytic therapy : principles and practice of a relational approach to mental health 2020 2nd Ryle Introducing mental health: a practical guide. 2015 2nd Kinsella Kaufman’s Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists 2017 8th Kaufman Leadership for person-centred dementia care 2013 Loveday Learned Hopefulness : Harnessing the Power of Positivity to Overcome Depression, Increase Motivation, and Build Unshakable Resilience 2020 Tomasulo Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance 2015 Gates Legal aspects of mental capacity 2016 2nd Dimond Lecture Notes: Psychiatry 2014 11th Gulati Management for psychiatrists 2016 4th Bhugra A manifesto for mental health: why we need a revolution in mental health care. 2019 Kinderman Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry 2016 2nd Stern Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry 2010 6th Stern Massachusetts General Hospital Psychopharmacology and Neurotherapeutics 2016 Stern Mastery of your anxiety and worry : therapist guide 2006 2nd Zinbarg The Maudsley guidelines on advanced prescribing in psychosis 2020 Morrison The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry 2020 Taylor The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry via Proquest (chapter PDFs and can download for up to 3 months at a time) via Wiley ( chapter PDFs) 2021 14th Taylor Maybe you should talk to someone: a therapist, her therapist, and our lives revealed 2019 Gottlieb MCQs in psychiatry for medical students. 2016 Lally Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia 2022 3rd Budson Mental Health : A non-specialist introduction for nursing and health care 2021 Chadwick Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace : a practical guide for employers and employees 2020 Hasson Mental Health Care in Paramedic Practice 2022 Rolfe Mental Health Nursing at a Glance 2015 Smith Mental illness, human rights and the law 2016 Kelly The Mental Status Examination Handbook 2022 Mendez Meyler’s Side Effects of Psychiatric Drugs 2009 Aronson The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for depression: using acceptance and commitment therapy to move through depression and create a life worth living. 2017 2nd Strosahl The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Self-Esteem : Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Beyond Negative Self-Talk and Embrace Self-Compassion 2020 Oliver Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook 2019 2nd Stahl Mindfulness for dummies 2020 3rd Alidina Mindfulness Pocketbook : Little Exercises for a Calmer Life 2020 2nd Hasson A multidisciplinary handbook of child and adolescent mental health for front-line professionals 2018 3rd Dogra Needing to Know for Sure : A CBT-Based Guide to Overcoming Compulsive Checking and Reassurance Seeking 2019 Seif The Negative Thoughts Workbook : CBT Skills to Overcome the Repetitive Worry, Shame, and Rumination That Drive Anxiety and Depression 2020 Clark The neurodiverse workplace: an employer’s guide to managing and working with neurodivergent employees, clients and customers 2020 Honeybourne New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry 2020 3rd Geddes On Being a Therapist 2022 6th Kottler On Call Psychiatry 2019 4th Bernstein Overcoming Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors : A Comprehensive Behavioral Treatment for Hair Pulling and Skin Picking 2020 Mansueto Overcoming challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005: practical guidance for working with complex issues 2019 Kong Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing 2015 2nd Callaghan Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry 2019 4th Semple Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health 2011 Thornicroft Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry 2020 2nd Dening Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention 2021 Wasserman Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health 2010 Kohen Partnering for recovery in mental health : a practical guide to person-centered planning. 2014 Tondora Pocket prescriber psychiatry 2020 Rogers Pocket Therapy for Anxiety : Quick CBT Skills to Find Calm 2020 Bourne Pocket Therapy for Emotional Balance : Quick DBT Skills to Manage Intense Emotions 2020 McKay Pocket Therapy for Stress : Quick Mind-Body Skills to Find Peace 2020 Wheeler Positive Ethics for Mental Health Professionals : A Proactive Approach 2021 2nd Anderson Positive Thinking Pocketbook : Little Exercises for a Happy and Successful Life 2019 Hasson Postnatal PTSD : A Guide for Health Professionals 2022 Thomas Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 2015 2nd Ford Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 2015 Graham Practical Psychiatry for Students and Trainees 2022 O’Dwyer Practical supervision for counsellors who work with young people. 2017 Luxmoore Process-based CBT: the science and core clinical competencies of cognitive behavioral therapy 2018 Hayes Promoting public mental health and well-being: principles into practice. 2015 Brown Promoting resilience in dementia care: a person-centred framework for assessment and support planning 2020 Christie Promoting the Health and Well-Being of People with Learning Disabilities 2020 Heslop Psychiatric interviewing : the art of understanding 2017 3rd Shea Psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice 2015 8th Townsend Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care 2021 Gulati Psychiatry at a glance 2012 5th Katona Psychiatry: Breaking the ICE : introductions, common tasks and emergencies for trainees 2016 Stringer Psychology and Geriatrics 2015 Bensadon Psychology for Dummies 2020 3rd Cash Psychology: the Science of Mind and Behaviour 2020 8th Gross Psychotic Disorders 2021 Veras Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health : Innovative and Collaborative Approaches 2021 Borcsa Rapid mental health nursing 2016 Smith The reality of recovery in personality disorder. 2016 Castillo A reflective guide to gender identity counselling 2019 Webb Reframe your thinking around autism: how the polyvagal theory and brain plasticity help us make sense of autism 2015 Bridges The relaxation and stress reduction workbook 2019 7th Davis Reminiscence and Life Story Work: A Practice Guide 2011 Gibson Research methods in psychology 2020 6th Howitt Responding after suicide : a practical guide to immediate postvention 2020 Walraven-Thissen Safeguarding adults and the law: an a-z of law and practice 2019 3rd Mandelstam Safeguarding adults under the care act 2014: understanding good practice 2017 Cooper Safeguarding children across services: messages from research. 2012 Davies Schatzberg’s manual of clinical psychopharmacology. 2019 9th Schatzberg Self-care for the mental health practitioner: the theory, research, and practice of preventing and addressing the occupational hazards of the profession 2014 Malinowski Self-Care Handbook : Connect with Yourself and Boost Your Wellbeing Social Psychology 2020 Hasson Sensory perceptual issues in autism and Asperger syndrome : different sensory experiences – different perceptual worlds 2016 2nd Bogdashina A short introduction to attachment and attachment disorder 2017 2nd Pearce A short introduction to understanding and supporting children with eating disorders. 2016 Watson Show Your Anxiety Who’s Boss : A Three-Step CBT Program to Help You Reduce Anxious Thoughts and Worry 2020 Minden The Simple Guide to Collective Trauma : What It Is, How It Affects Us and How to Help 2021 de Thierry The Simple Guide to Complex Trauma and Dissociation : What It Is and How to Help 2020 de Thierry Sims’ symptoms in the mind: textbook of descriptive psychopathology 2018 6th Oyebode Solution focused harm reduction: working effectively with people who misuse substances 2017 Foy Spirituality and narrative in psychiatric practice : stories of mind and soul 2016 Cook The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook : CBT Skills to Reduce Emotional Pain, Increase Hope, and Prevent Suicide 2021 Gordon Suicide Prevention Techniques : How a Suicide Crisis Service Saves Lives 2018 Hibbins Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals 2012 2nd Chehil Supporting the mental health of children in care : evidence-based practice. 2017 Guishard-Pine Supporting positive behaviour in intellectual disabilities and autism: practical strategies for addressing challenging behaviour 2020 Osgood Supporting transgender and non-binary people with disabilities or illnesses: a good practice guide for health and social care provision 2019 Kermode Theory and practice of democratic therapeutic community treatment 2017 Pearce Theory of Addiction 2013 2nd West Timely psychosocial interventions in dementia care 2020 Manthorpe Understanding ADHD in Girls and Women 2021 Steer Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism : A Multi-Disciplinary Approach 2020 Edelson Understanding OCD: a guide for parents and professionals 2017 Lewin Unlock Your Resilience : Strategies for Dealing with Life’s Challenges 2020 Azri Using solution focused practice with adults in health and social care 2017 Milner Vital conversations : improving communication between doctors and patients 2014 Rosen What I Wish People Knew about Dementia 2022 Mitchell What My Bones Know : A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma 2022 Foo Why Dementia Makes Communication Difficult : A Guide to Better Outcomes 2021 Wray Working with the trauma of rape and sexual violence : a guide for professionals. 2017 Daniels Workplace-based assessments in psychiatry 2011 2nd Malik Your Life, Your Way : Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills to Help Teens Manage Emotions and Build Resilience 2020 Ciarrochi
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