Psychiatry Resources: Databases

What's Here

This page includes a variety of databases that contain psychiatry-related information. Highlighted databases include:

  • PsycINFO
  • Cochrane
  • PubMed

Along with a description of the database, you will find tips and tutorials for successfully using each tool.


PsycINFO includes articles from over 1,300 international journals in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and related disciplines.

Looking for some tips on how to start searching? Watch the short tutorials below, then use this Guide on the Side Tutorial for hands-on practice. 

Cochrane Library

This library of systematic reviews is created and maintained by experts in various biomedical fields, including Dementia and Cognitive Improvement; Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis; Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems; and Schizophrenia.

This Guide on the Side Tutorial will walk you through using the Cochrane Library to find a systematic review.


With 24 million citations from the biomedical literature, PubMed is a great place to search for psychiatry-related information.

Watch the PubMed tutorial videos for an introduction to searching the database. Then use the Guide on the Side Tutorial to practice your own search!