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PSYC2002 Abnormal Psychology: Welcome

Find resources for your research assignment(s) in PSYC2002.

Research Assignment

After learning about social science research and peer reviewed articles, you will complete an article review.

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Periodicals Defined

Periodicals are publications which are issued at regular intervals, such as journals, magazines, and newspapers.

To help you identify different periodicals, refer to the Types of Periodicals guide.

Empirical Research

Empirical Research is based on actual and objective observation and experimentation rather than theories or beliefs.

Empirical research articles should describe & discuss the results of empirical research studies. These articles can be found in academic (peer-reviewed) journals and often contain the following sections:

  • Abstract (Summary)
  • Introduction (Including literature review)
  • Methods or Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion and/or Conclusion
  • References (Bibliography)

Print Periodicals

The following periodicals are available in print in the Library.

For a complete listing of titles owned by the Library, visit the Periodicals guide.