PsychiatryOnline provides a single portal to access high-quality psychiatry information for clinical care, research, and education by providing full-text access to the DSM-IV, seven core psychiatry textbooks, six journals, APA practice guidelines, patient education information, and self-assessment quizzes.
PsychiatryOnline provides access to the current edition of the DSM, the DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It also provides full-text access to prior editions of the DSM going all the way back to the original edition. These prior editions are provided for reference only, so information from them won't be included in your search results. In addition to the DSM, PsychiatryOnline provides access to resources to assist you in clinical work:
PsychiatryOnline provides access to the current editions of a core set of textbooks published by American Psychiatric Publishing. All textbooks are available in full-text format, and can be searched or browsed for information. PsychiatryOnline's textbook collection includes:
All American Psychiatric Association journals are provided in full-text format beginning with the 1997 issues and continuing through the present. You can also link to the full-text journals from databases including PubMed, MEDLINE, and Scopus. PsychiatryOnline's journal collection includes:
PsychiatryOnline provides full-text access to the APA's practice guidelines. The APA guidelines are intended to provide evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
To help patients understand psychiatric diagnoses and therapies, PsychiatryOnline provides access to a set of materials created specifically for patients and their families. PsychiatryOnline's patient educations materials include:
You can use PsychiatryOnline's self-assessment area to evaluate your knowledge of subject matter in different areas. The self-paced, online quizzes are based on content in four of the core online textbooks.
Access to PsychiatryOnline is provided via the Himmelfarb Library website. Remote access is available to all GWUMC faculty, students, and staff; information and instructions for remote access are available from the Library's Off-Campus / Wireless Access webpage. PsychiatryOnline can also be accessed via Blackberry/Treo PDAs/smartphones. Users will automatically be re-directed to a web version which is optimized for viewing on mobile devices.
Before your first mobile visit, you will need to create a free personal "My PsychiatryOnline" account. To create an account, access PsychiatryOnline from the Library's website using a desktop or laptop computer, then click the "My PsychiatryOnline" link and follow the instructions for creating an account. Your "My PsychiatryOnline" username and password will then give you access to the mobile site.