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Find Research Based on Certain Methods -- PsycInfo
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Limits, Filters, etc.
A very powerful feature of PsycINFO is the ability to restrict your search by the following:
Age of subject population (from infants to very old)
Methodology of research
Population (human or animal, male/female, inpatient/outpatient)
Wildcards (truncation) and phrases
Sometimes you want all forms of the word -- teenager, teenagers, teenaged. Rather than combining with OR, you can use the
asterisk (*) is a powerful feature that can stand in for any number of letters after the root. So anorex* will retrieve anorexia, anorexic, anorexics, etc.
If you want to search on an
exact phrase, you can enter it in quotation marks ( "anorexia nervosa")
Combining Terms, OR and AND
Combine terms using
OR and AND (Boolean Operators) for a more focused search. OR for synonyms, AND to add two concepts.
OR adolescent adolescent
AND anorexia (teenager
OR adolescent) AND (anorexia OR bulimia)