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Gerstein Science Information Centre

Psychiatry: a Resource Guide for Residents and Researchers

This guide, a collaborative effort between Gerstein and CAMH Library, is designed to serve the staff of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) and staff and residents of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.

Databases at CAMH


Essential Databases for CAMH Staff

Through the Ovid Gateway:

  • Medline
  • PsycINFO (Americal Psychological Association). Includes psychiatry; law & mental health; tests and instruments;psychosocial treatments.
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Through EBSCO:

  • CINAHL Full Text. Nursing and Allied Health literature.

Other Useful Databases (Free Access)


Research Guides, CAMH Library

Refer to these CAMH Library Guides for conducting literature searches.

Literature Searching: Good Practice
Privides guidance for planning and conducting a literature review, with a focus on psychiatry, mental health and addiction.
Includes listings of key Subject Headings for both Medline / PubMed and PsycINFO.

Finding Grey Literature in Mental Health and Addiction
Grey Literature is essential when conducting a comprehensive review.