Use these online encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks & other reference sources to help you get off to a great start with your research!
If you're still looking for a topic or needing inspiration, try searching some of the great news sources listed on the 'News & Issues' section of this research guide.
These three resources provide useful clinical and scientific definitions, explanations and overviews, while also offering a convenient and efficient way to explore your nursing topic within different disciplinary contexts and perspectives (e.g. sociological, socio-economic, psychological, ethical, philosophical).
In addition to Credo, Gale & Sage, here's an additional selection of clinically-oriented resources for finding definitions and explanations to support your nursing studies or research.
In addition to searching across whole collections of encyclopedias and handbooks (e.g. Credo, Gale, Sage), you may find it helpful to search within any of these single-title encyclopedias with a focus on psychological & mental health.