What is the connection between smoking and depression among teens?
Describe various uses of pets as therapy for children with developmental delays.
Try to think of different words that describe your topic.
smoking = cigarettes, nicotine
depression = depressed, mental health
teens = teenagers, adolescents, youth
pets = animals, dogs, cats
therapy = treatment, rehabilitation
developmental delays = developmental milestones, physical development,
a specific developmental delay such as communication or gross motor skills
Sometimes you may choose a topic that little has been written about. Try to think of a broader term that encompasses your topic. The more general the search, the more likely you are to retrieve additional records.Broad = bodies of water Narrow = ponds
When you enter a long phrase, some databases interpret this as if you were asking that all the words must appear in that exact order. Break up your keywords using the word ‘AND’
smoking and depression and teens
animals and therapy and children
Putting “quotes” around your search words tells the database that you are looking for that exact phrase."pet therapy" "animal abuse"
Search for all alternate endings of a word. Type the root of the word and then an asterisk*Pet