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Social Work with Older Adults


Find Journal Articles

This research guide was designed to help you get started with research related to issues that impact older adults and your families. It includes reference books to get you started, journal databases, and selected websites.

Journal Databases

Searching PsycInfo

Try a variety of keywords and add them to your search step by step when searching PsycINFO. For example:

  • "generalized anxiety" AND treatment
  • ("generalized anxiety" OR GAD) AND (treatment OR intervention)
  • anxiety AND (treatment OR intervention OR therapy)

Also, try using the additional search options below the main search boxes of the database. Those options allow you to limit by type of study, age group and other factors that might improve your search results. See the tutorial below for a demonstration.

Introduction to some of the advanced functions of PsycINFO.

Produced, edited, narrated and scripted by Jenny Severyn, MS Candidate 2017, Simmons College