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PSY 150: Suicide Rates in the U.S. and Beyond (Addison)

Resources for assignments in Addison's PSY 150 courses.

Influencing Factors & Prevention Strategies

Scholars from all over the world conduct research to find out what factors influence suicide rates as well as investigating what prevention strategies are in place or should be proposed. They will often publish their research in articles, reports, or books. Use the Summon search box to search many library databases at once for articles and e-books.

Video Tutorial

Watch this video tutorial first to see exactly how to search for information about suicide for your project.

Search Summon

Summon Search

Search Options | Summon Help

Search Examples:

  • suicide AND "South Africa"
  • suicide AND demographics AND "United States"
  • suicide prevention AND "United States"
  • suicide prevention AND Australia

Use the Summon Filters:

  • Publication Date: Use the filters to view the most recent information.
  • Content Type: Choose to view only magazines, journals, newspapers, books, etc.
  • Subject Terms: Find subject terms that are closely related to your topic.

Online Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases is the same as what you use to log in to myPittCC and Moodle. The username is your entire myPittCC email address ( 

Community logins are available to Pitt County residents with PCC library cards and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Scroll down and look for the "Community Login" section.