Database of the Month: ProQuest Psychology Journals

ProQuest Psychology Journals

Looking for a scholarly journal article for your psychology class?  ProQuest Psychology Journals is the perfect database for you. ProQuest Psychology Journals provides indexing to over a 1000 journals in a range of psychological disciplines, many of them in full text. The psychological disciplines covered in ProQuest Psychology Journals include behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics, and social psychology.  Many of the articles contain graphs, charts, diagrams, tables, and photos which can be quite useful in papers and presentations.

In addition to psychology, ProQuest Psychology Journals also covers some related disciplines and subject areas, such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, and social welfare.

The coverage for ProQuest Psychology Journals runs from 1971 to the present.

Some of the important, high impact journals included in this database are:

The American Journal of Psychiatry
Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Development and Psychopathology
The Psychological Record


When searching for psychology articles you can limit by the age group you are researching.  These include newborn, infant, preschool child, child, adolescent, adult, middle aged, and aged.

You can also limit yourself to articles published in scholarly or peer reviewed journals or those available in full text only.


ProQuest Psychology Journals search screen

ProQuest Psychology Journals can be accessed from our Databases A-Z page and our Psychology & Sociology databases page.


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