The PsycINFO Thesaurus is a list of the formal, standardized, subject terms chosen by the psychologists who created and manage PsycINFO. The terms are used to label all items (articles, book reviews, dissertations, etc.) that are included in the PsycINFO database so that scholars can easily identify relevant research. Therefore, identifying the right subject terms used in the database can significantly help with focusing a search to find the most beneficial articles for your research.
As demonstrated in the video, use the following steps to locate relevant subject terms to add to your PsycINFO search.
In PsycINFO, use the Test and Measure field to find measures used in a study and sometimes the actual measure.