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HPS 577 Sociocultural & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health


This LibGuide will provide you with key information resources to support the study of significant social, cultural and behavioral issues related to public health in relation to health behavior focused on understanding the social and cultural issues that influence health-related behavior among specific populations in the southwestern U.S., North America and internationally.

Health Equity

The Health Equity Resources database contains hundreds of articles, websites, video clips, charts, datasets, interviews, transcripts, and educational and outreach materials. 

Find "Unnatural Causes" in the library, v
ideo trailer below.
Presented by the National Minority Consortia of Public Television
Outreach in association with Joint Center Health Policy Institute


Library Resources

Arizona Health Sciences Library 
Advances healthcare, education and research by delivering quality information through innovation and service.

University of Arizona Library Search 
Find books, journal articles (print or online), and media materials through the University of Arizona Libraries. 



CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Find articles in nursing and allied health, health care, and evidence-based care.

Find articles in journals indexed by the National Library of Medicine covering the life sciences, with focus on biomedicine. Link to full text articles in PubMed Central and to subscribed content.

Health & Psychosocial Instruments
Find references and analytic abstracts to measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, and organizational behavior.

Find articles, dissertations, and book chapters in psychology and behavioral health


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National Library of Medicine (NLM) Health Services Research Information Center (HSRIC)
HSRIC is a research portal of health services research resources providing numerous Internet links to data, funding announcements, reports, podcasts, discussion groups, and more.
Partners in Information for the Public Health Workforce
A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries. A site to help the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.

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Google Scholar Search