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ESS 262: HEALTH CONCEPTS

Spartan Search
Find books, journal articles, CD's, video recordings and more!

Click a topic below to begin your research.

Keywords to Try When Searching

- Nutrition (diet; development; body performance; obesity; disorders)
- Body systems (care)
- Fitness (exercise)
- Wellness (mental; physical)
- Alcohol (consumption; use; abuse)
- Tobacco (consumption; use; abuse)
- Drugs (consumption; use; abuse)
Use combinations of the above keywords when searching


Searching Databases
EBSCOhost:
Academic Search Premier
Health Source Plus: Nursing/Academic Edition
Medline

Websites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health Finder: US Dept. of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Drug Abuse


Keywords to Try When Searching

- Body Systems (organs; structure; function)
- Muscular system
- Skeletal system
- Nervous system
Use combinations of the above keywords when searching


Searching Databases
EBSCOhost:
Academic Search Premier
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Medline

Keywords to Try When Searching

- Mental Health (conditions; disorders)
- Stress (reduction; treatment)
- Environment (mental health influence)
- Anxiety Disorders (OCD, panic, post-traumatic stress, social phobia)
- Suicide (prevention)
Use combinations of the above keywords when searching


Searching Databases
EBSCOhost:
Academic Search Premier
Business Source Premier
PsycArticles

Websites
Harvard Health Publications: Emotional Well Being & Mental Health
MedlinePlus: Mental Health and Behavior
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute of Mental Health
FORMATTING IN WORD: APA STYLE


Created by PeakDavid
CITING YOUR WORK: APA STYLE

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
(APA)
Reference 808.066 P96a6


Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Knight Cite (Calvin College)

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Rebecca Johnson

rejohnson@manchester.edu
Phone: (260)982-5360
Office: 111 Funderburg Library
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