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APSY 8116 Assignment Resources: Week 8

Week 8 Application

Assignment text: Using the Walden Library, conduct a search for an article that addresses suicide risk, evaluation of suicide potential, and/or involuntary hospitalization of forensic populations. Select one such article for use in this Discussion.

You can start your search for a forensic psychology research article that discusses suicide risk, evaluation of suicide potential, and/or involuntary hospitalization of forensic populations in a psychology database such as PsycINFO.


  1. On the Library homepage, click on Databases A-Z

  2.  Click on P and scroll down to PsycINFO.

    Log in with your myWalden email and password. 
  3. Now you are on a search screen with three Search boxes. We will break your topic down into just keywords and type one concept or keyword(s) per box.

    In the first search box type (In the drop-down box to the right of the search field, select: SU Subjects):  

    forensic psychology

    In the second search box type:  

    research OR study

    In the third search box type:  

    suicide risk OR suicide potential OR involuntary hospitalization

  4. Under the search boxes, check the boxes for "Full Text" and "Peer Reviewed".
  5. Click Search.