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If you'd like to learn even more about depression and/or anxiety, search through some of our various databases. Here, you can find newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopedic information, and additional websites. Below are recommended databases to explore:

  • Britannica Online School Edition The original encyclopedia! Provides current information on just about everything you can imagine: people, places, events...things. Also contains a thesaurus, dictionary, and atlases.
  • Explora for High School Explora for High Schools includes ERIC, Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia, Middle Search Plus, MasterFILE Premier, Health Source-Consumer Edition, Military and Government Collection, MAS Ultra-School Edition, Business Source Complete, Literary Reference Center, GreenFILE, Academic Search Complete, Topic Overviews 6-12 and the statewide EBSCO and Project Gutenberg e-book collections.
  • Newspapers (ProQuest) Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires.

To get started, try searching for phrases like TEEN DEPRESSION or ADOLESCENT ANXIETY. Also try searching for any of the key terms found throughout this guide (OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER, PANIC ATTACKS, GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER, etc).

 Recommended Books



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A podcast where everyday people share stories about depression, anxiety, trauma, mental illness, and any pain that feels too taboo to talk about elsewhere.

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Hosted by Cristen and Caroline, Stuff Mom Never Told You is the audio podcast from HowStuffWorks. In this episode they tackle the topic of OCD.

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