OTBS 46500: Research Seminar

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Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest)
 Full-Text access to dissertations and theses. 
ProQuest Research Library

Includes education and health journals

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
A comprehensive journal index to over 4,600 biomedical journals, with links to some full-text.  This is the cadillac of all health and research databases. Be sure to use the many helpful limiters such as: gender, age, publication type and clinical queries.
CINAHL
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) indexes nursing and allied health journals back to 1982, with links to some full-text. This is a great tool for finding education, health promotion, and psychosocial health articles along with research articles. Be sure to use the many limiters such as: gender, age, publication type and clinical queries.
PsycINFO
A comprehensive database that provides references to some full-text for journal articles, books, and book chapters. Subjects include psychology and psychological aspects of  many related disciplines.
ERIC (Ebsco interface)
The premier education database including bibliographic citations, abstracts, and some full-text for journal articles, research and technical reports, conference papers and proceedings, program descriptions, teaching guides, and lesson plans.

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Arts programming with older adults and depression/motivation



1. art program* or art therap* (or other therapies: music?) -- su/ti
2. older people or ageing or aged or elderly or senior citizen or geriatric* -- ab
3. depress* or Quality of Life or Health status or Mental health or Loneliness or  Stress or well being -- ab

 Mindfulness programs or groups with the foster care system (children and or care givers)



1. foster care -- ab
2. mindful* or spiritual* or meditat* or yoga or (other synonyms?)-- ab

OT race and culture: how do these things influence treatment



1. occupational therap* -- ti
2. race or cultur* or multicult* or transcult* or intercullt* -- ti


1. occupational therap* -- ti
2. race or cultur* or multicult* or transcult* or intercullt* -- ab
3. treatment* or intervention* -- ab


 

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