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Welcome. This guide will help you find resources which will help you succeed in your studies and research. We hope this will help you find your way to specialised psychiatry and mental health information. There are links to core books, journals, databases, and websites. 

Please refer to other medical guides for additional help.

Click on the tabs at the top of the page to navigate around the guide.

Keeping up to date on changes

Remember that the Guide will change regularly  as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.

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Useful Libguides

Here are links to other Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library LibGuides which are useful to psychiatry students.

Social Media Use

Here is some practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.

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