You can find the Library's databases on the Journal Databases page.
Databases are grouped into subject areas. The Psychology list will be particularly useful for your study.
When you go into a journal database you will notice that many of them feature multiple search boxes that are stacked one above the other in rows.
While they may look intimidating, they can make your search process easier.
Think of each row as a train of thought. For example, if you were searching for an article about the abuse of children in foster care, you could use a new row for each element of your topic. In this case you might search for:
1st search row: "foster care"
2nd search row: child* OR youth
3rd search row: abuse
Tip: If you want to learn more about how to maximise your search using search strategies, contact the Library. We can assist you in creating an effective search strategy.
In the database Psychology and Behavioral Sciences collection, try typing in:
"subjective wellbeing" OR "subjective well-being" OR swb
Sometimes you will read that a database is 'full text', or that an article can be found in 'full text'. 'Full text' means that the entire document is available online. When a database carries an article in full text there will be a hyperlink to view it as either a PDF or html document. Not all journal databases contain full text.
If an article is not available in full text you may be able to locate it in another database. Clicking on the button will allow you to check if the article is available elsewhere.