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       English II
       The Catcher in the Rye & Psychology

by J. Cooper | 3/28/14
Print Resources:
Books: Literature & Psychology
Reference Books: Literature & Psychology

Online Resources:
Online Database Subscriptions: Literature & Psychology

Print Resources -
Literature &

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our catalog

810 American Literature
    813 American Fiction

Search by author's name, the title, or the character as a KEYWORD or SUBJECT to locate information on him or her as the topic of a book.

Print Resources -
Psychology, Sociology,
and Health

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155.5 Developmental Psychology (How people grow and develop)

158 Applied Psychology (Handling grief and other psychological or emotional issues)

305.23 Sociology of Young People (History of "Teenagers" as a social group)

616.89 Mental Disorders (Specific disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated)

Print Resources -
Psychology, Sociology, and Biology Reference Sources

R 150.3 Encyclopedia of Psychology

R 616 Encyclopedia of Psychology and Mental Health
Online Resources-

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Bloom's eBooks
Video Guide to navigating Bloom's eBooks

Character: Holden Caulfield
Title: Catcher in the Rye
Theme: Alienation


Salem Press Literature eBooks
Salem eBook:   Guide

Title: Catcher in the Rye
Theme: Coming of Age


Salem Health: Psychology & Mental Health

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Type topic, such as "adolescent psychology" or "depression," into search box, then scroll through book entries and chapters.

Online Resources-
Literature Database Subscriptions

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Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Click on "Advanced Search."
Input your title in the search box under, "With the exact phrase" and type a
keyword for your paper topic into the box under, "With at least one of the words."

Navigating Results Tabs
-All Results, Biographies, Overviews and Synopses, Analyses and Criticism,
Topics and Themes

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Gale Cengage: Literature Resource Center

Advanced Search -- to search more efficiently by inputting the title as
"Name of Work," author's name as "Person-By," and your paper topic
as "Keyword."

Navigating Results Tabs
-Literature Criticism, Biographies, Topics and Work Overviews, Reviews and
News, Primary Sources, Multimedia

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EBSCO: Literary Reference Center

Click on "Advanced Search." Input your title in the search box in quotation
marks, then type in the author's name and your paper topic keyword. Make
sure the radio button to the left of "Find all my search terms" is selected.
Select Literary Criticism from green and white navigation bar.

Click on yellow citation icon on upper right for an article's citation information.

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Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life -- Real Answers

This database features articles and self-help tools on topics discussed in health and
Biology classes, including diseases,drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health,
family life,career counseling, and numbers to contact national twenty-four hour
hotlines for teens in crisis.
Adolescent Psychology Websites
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Middle School and Early High School Years

Late High School Years and Beyond
These two brief lists provide a quick description of traits psychiatrists generally consider common to healthy adolescents.

The Teen Brain: Behavior, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Glossary of Symptoms and Illnesses

Adolescent Growth and Development
Virginia Cooperative Extension
This site contains a research-based, yet practical outline of adolescent development. Information covers the physical, cognitive, and social aspects of development, how the transitions affect teens, what adults can do, and what resources are available. Information is intended for parents and educators.

Medline Plus
Teen Development
Adolescent Psychology
This website is a health encyclopedia maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

TeensHealth: Your Mind
The site provides teens with comprehensive and up-to-date information on issues concerning puberty, mental health, sex, nutrition, and body image.
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