Research example: Provide detailed information about an issue in the criminal justice system, focusing on a specific slant.
EX: Research Police Officers and Mental Health or Mental health and Incarceration.
People can also be Subject Terms.
Click the links to the articles for each topic below, and then look at the Subject Terms - these are hyperlinked to MORE articles on your topic and are a great way to further refine your research question. Notice that even a state, a country, or a person could be a Subject Term.
Incorporating mental health literacy and trauma-informed law enforcement: A participative survey on police officers' attitudes and knowledge concerning mental disorders, traumatization, and trauma sensitivity.
Ex: You're interested in researching the impact of mental health on policing, for officers themselves.
To find resources on mental health issues in in the library catalog, click the keywords below. If you want to search another mental health issue, click on ANY of the links below, and then replace the keyword with your own, OR reach out to me or another librarian for help. Good luck!
Gender Dysphoria (***2013 update with DSM V: The diagnostic label gender identity disorder (GID) was used by the DSM until its reclassification as gender dysphoria in 2013, with the release of the DSM-5. The diagnosis was reclassified to better align it with medical understanding of the condition and to remove the stigma associated with the term disorder. The American Psychiatric Association, publisher of the DSM-5, stated that gender nonconformity is not the same thing as gender dysphoria, and that "gender nonconformity is not in itself a mental disorder. The critical element of gender dysphoria is the presence of clinically significant distress associated with the condition." Some transgender people and researchers support declassification of the condition because they say the diagnosis pathologizes gender variance and reinforces the binary model of gender.
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Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (Academic, Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal (Academic, Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review (Academic, Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crime & Criminal Justice International (Academic, Peer Reviewed Journal)
J Journal: New Writings on Criminal Justice (Examines criminal justice through creative writing, short stories, poems, personal narratives by those involved including law enforcement professionals, lawyers, professors and prison inmates.)