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Research Journals

Research-Based Journals

  • Social Work Rsearch
  • Research on Social Work Practice
  • Qualitative Social Work
  • Journal for the Society of Social Work and Research
  • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

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  • Social Work Research
  • Social Work
  • Health & Social Work
  • British Journal of Social Work
  • Social Service Review


The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the most comprehensive resource used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) by American Psychiatric Association
Hardcopy  available in the Library Reference Collection: Call Number: 616.89 D52E

The latest edition is DSM-5. It is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.


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