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COUN 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 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:  forensic psychology

In the drop-down box to the right of the search field, select: SU Subject

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.