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Gale Virtual Reference Library
The Library's Wikipedia! Search a number of specialized encyclopedias in biography, law, business, substance abuse, multiculturalism, education and more.
Suggested Library Databases for Scholarly Sources
Library Databases have both Scholarly Journals and Popular Magazines. Make sure you know what type of source you need for your assignment.
Use the Scholarly Sources vs. Popular Sources table to help identify the differences between the two types of sources.
Health Source - Academic/Nursing Edition (EBSCO)
Great source of trade journals related to health, nursing, and medicine as well as peer-reviewed journals. TO LIMIT TO SCHOLARLY ARTICLES CHECK THE "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" BOX.
Best database for scholarly, peer-reviewed journals related to Psychology. TO LIMIT TO SCHOLARLY ARTICLES CHECK THE "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" BOX.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Good sources for scholarly journals, covers multiple subjects including medicine. TO LIMIT TO SCHOLARLY ARTICLES CHECK THE "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" BOX.
Search the Library Catalog
Find Books and DVDs by searching the Library Catalog.
Try searching using the phrase "stress management" or search for a specific stress management technique.
If an item is labeled an "Electronic Book," use the "click to view" link to access it.
Suggested Stress Management Websites
Websites are a great place to find background information, but DO NOT usually have scholarly, peer-reviewed resources.
These websites are recommended by the Tallahassee Community College Library.
American Heart Association - Stress Management
Mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke; stress management section includes stress effects, tools to manage it and online tools to assess your risks.
American Institute of Stress
Non-profit organization established in 1978 to serve as a clearinghouse for information on all stress related subjects
American Psychological Association - Stress in America
Since 2006, the APA has commissioned an annual survey to examine the state of stress across the country and understand its impact. The results draw attention to the serious physical and emotional implications of stress and the link between the mind and body.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
Featured Stress Management Titles
Comprehensive Stress Management by
Call Number: BF575 S75 G66 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Available in print at the Library.
Reducing Stress: Simple, Effective Ways to Manage Stress by
Call Number: RA785 W49 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Available in print at the Library.
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