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PSYNDEX (PY81)

PSYNDEX is a reference database of German and English psychological literature from authors in the German-speaking countries, audiovisual media from the field of psychology, and psychological and educational tests. Comprehensive descriptions of treatment programs are also included. The database contains bibliographic data, German and English keywords, and abstracts in German and/or English.

 

 

Database Content

Subject Coverage

Psychology

Related disciplines such as psychiatry, psychoanalysis, behavioral medicine, health sciences, sociology, education, philosophy, sport, criminology, linguistics, business administration

TypeLiterature database
LanguageGerman, English
Sources
  • Journal articles: more than 4,800 annually from approximately 550 journals
  • Books: 900 annually
  • Book chapters in edited volumes: 1,900 annually
  • Dissertations: 400 annually
  • Reports: 100 annually
  • Audiovisual media: 100 annually
  • Tests: approximately 250 annually
  • Treatment programs: 20 annually
Superbases

There are predefined databases groups (superbase) for several subjects.

The database PSYNDEX is part of the following superbases:
XPSYCH.

Database Resources

File Size286,520 (Status 05/2014)
File Data

Literature since 1977
Audiovisual Media since 1932
Tests since 1945
Treatment Programs since 2000

You will find the number of database records in the current update status.

Update CycleMonthly; semiannually (tests)

Query

User Aids
Special Notes

PSYNDEX is compatible with PsycINFO. In both databases the controlled vocabulary of the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms is used in its original English version and in ZPID’s German translation as allowed by the American Psychological Association.

Standing orders (SDI) are possible for Premium Users.

Vocabulary

Controlled Term (CT, CTG) (Subject terms from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms)
Language of vocabulary: English, German

The following additional information is available for controlled terms (CT):

CommandField NameNotes
APACCAPA Classification Code 
BTBroader Term 
CCClassification CodeOne descriptor may have several classification codes corresponding to the  different branches in the polyhierarchic thesaurus
CTGControlled Term GermanGerman translation of the descriptor
HISHistoryEntry year of the descriptor
NTNarrower Term 
RTRelated Term 
SCNScope NotesDefinitions
SYNSynonym 
USEUse 
  • Section Heading (SH,SHG) (Content Classification Categories from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms)
    Language of vocabulary: English, German
  • Index Term (IT, ITG) (Controlled supplementary terms to the thesaurus)
    Language of vocabulary: English, German
  • Key Phrase (KP) (Uncontrolled short English content description)
    Language of vocabulary: English
  • Controlled Method (CM) (Controlled descriptors for study and publication type)
    Language of vocabulary: English
  • Age Group (AGE) (Controlled descriptors for age of studied population)
    Language of vocabulary: English
  • Geographical Heading (GH) (Controlled descriptors for country of studied population)
    Language of vocabulary: English
Searchable Data Fields

The following document sections are considered with the free text search (FT):

  • Abstract (AB)
  • Age Group (AGE)
  • Controlled Method (CM)
  • Controlled Term (CT)
  • Controlled Term German (CTG)
  • Document Type (DT)
  • Geographical Heading (GH)
  • Index Term (IT)
  • Index Term German (IT)G
  • Key Phrase (KP)
  • Section Heading (SH)
  • Section Heading German (SHG)
  • Title (TI)

Search language(s) in the Basic Index: German, English. Umlauts and ß may be used or spelled out (ae, oe, ue, ss).

Titles are in German and English; abstracts in German and/or English.

 

Data Fields, alphabetical

Explanation:

D = DISPLAY, F = FIND, S = SHOW
1 : front-end-masking recommended
2 : searchable word by word with field label
3 : searchable only selectively
(F): field is searchable only via basic index

CommandField NameExamplesNotes
(F)  S AB AbstractF schulkind?/AB
F AB=school age children
Terms are searched in the German and English abstracts.
ABE Abstract EnglishS F=ABESearchable indirectly via AB. Output with the SHOW command.
ABG Abstract GermanS F=ABGSearchable indirectly via AB. Output with the SHOW command.
D  F  S ABL Abstract Language OnlineF ABL=german
F ABL=germ
F ABL=english
F ABL=engl
Labels the language of an abstract.
D  F  S AGE Age GroupF AGE=neonatal
F neonatal/AGE
D AGE=?
Controlled descriptors for the age of the population.
D  F  S AI Abstract IndicatorF... and AI=?Selects documents with abstract.
D  F  S AU AuthorF AU=remschmidt h?
D AU=remschmidt?
All authors, even collaborators, interview partners, etc., are documented. End truncation is always recommended.
D  F  S AUF Author FunctionF AUF=redaktion
D AUF=?
AUF appears in parentheses after author’s name in AU.
AUL Author LongAUL: Kluwe, Rainer H.; Lüer, Gerd; Rösler, FrankEntire author names. Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
SAVF Audiovisual  FormatAVF: DVD; 60 Minuten 
D2 F2 SCA Corporate AuthorF CA=berufsverband 
D F SCC Controlled Term CodeF CC=0016.001
D CC=?
 
D  F  SCM Controlled MethodF CM=empirical study
F empirical study/CM
D CM=?
Study or publication type.
D  F  SCMC Controlled Method CodeF CMC=1010
D CMC= ?
 
D  F  S COU CountryF COU=germany
F COU=germ?
D COU=?
Country of first author affiliation.
D2  F2  S CS Corporate SourceF CS=marburgField is not available in all records; also contains first author’s (e-mail) address.
D  F  S CT Controlled TermF CT=child psychiatrySubject Terms from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
  F child psychiatry/CTAll CTs which contain these words are included.
  F CT DOWN psychotherapyNarrower terms are included.
  D CT=mental disorders;ALLRequest for additional information.
    FW=1F CT=social isolation/W=1
F CT DOWN applied psychology/W=1
Weighting of Controlled Terms (available since1985).
D  F  S CTG Controlled Term GermanF CTG=gewalt
F gewalt/CTG
ZPID’s German translation of the descriptors from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
  F CTG DOWN psychotherapieNarrower terms are included.
  D CTG=kinderpsychiatrie?;ALLRequest for additional information.
D  F  S DT Document TypeF DT=journal article
F DT=?book
F DT=audiovisual document
F DT=test
D DT=?
 
D  F  S DTC Document Type CodeF DTC=10
D DTC=?
Code dedicated to the Document Type
DU Date of UpdateDU: 200111Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
D  F  S EDR EditorF EDR=abholz, h?
F EDR=akademie?
D EDR=?
Several names (with function) are inverted under one field label.
D  F  S GH Geographical HeadingF GH=australia
F... AND GH=australia
D GH=?
Controlled terms for the country of the studied population.
D  F  S ISBN International Standard Book NumberF ISBN=978-3-525-45117-5 
D  F  S ISSN International Standard Serial NumberF ISSN=0032-7034 
D  F  S IT Index TermF IT=traffic behavior
F traffic behavior/IT
D IT=?
Controlled supplementary terms to the thesaurus.
D  F  S ITG Index Term GermanF ITG=Berufseignungstest
F Berufseignungstest/ITG
D ITG=?
Controlled supplementary terms to the thesaurus.
D1  F1  S JT Journal TitleF JT= praxis der kinderpsychologie und kinderpsychiatrie
D JT=?kinder?
Journal titles are written out according to current journal coverage list; appears as a part of SO without a field label.
(F)  S KP Key PhraseF KP=trauma
F anger/KP
Uncontrolled short content description in English.
D  F  S LA LanguageF... AND LA=germ
F... AND LA=engl
D LA=?
 
D2 F  S MED Media TypeF MED=print
D MED=?
Format of source document.
D  F  S ND Number of DocumentF ND=py0198534 
NOTE NotesNOTE: SchreibmaschinenfassungNot searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
D F  S PA Publication AvailabilityF PA=?berlin?
D PA=?
Indication of availability of publications
D FPPS PreProcessed Searches D PPS=?
F... AND PPS=cancer
Shows all subjects for which preprocessed search profiles are available (see appendix).
F   /PQ Preferred QualifierF kinderpsychiat?/PQ
F child psychiat?/PQ
F PQ=kinderpsychiat?
F PQ=child psychiat?
Comprises the following fields of the Basic Index: CT, CTG, IT, ITG, KP, TI.
PR PricePR: EUR 130,38Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
PRDT Date of DoctoratePRDT: 6.6.2001Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
D2  F2  S PU Publishing DataF PU= hogrefePublisher information like name and address for all document types except journal articles and tests.
D  F  S PY Publication YearF... AND PY>=2005Searching with <,<=,>,>= possible. Appears as part of SO without a field label.
F3  RD Release DateF depression AND RD>=2005Release date by DIMDI.
D  F  S RFT Doctoral SupervisorF RFT=friederici, a?
D RFT=?
Only for dissertations. First names appear as initials. End truncation is always recommended.
RN Number of ReferencesRN: 80Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
D  F  S SC Section CodeF SC=32.3.3 
  F SC DOWN 32Narrower terms are included.
  D SC DOWN 32
D SC=0
 
D  F   SCG Section Code GermanF SCG=32.3.3 
  F SCG DOWN 32Narrower terms are included.
  D SCG DOWN 32
D SCG=0;SHG
 
D2  F2  S SE Series TitleF SE=neuronal control
F addiction/SE
 
D  F  S SH Section HeadingF SH=substance abuse & addictionContent Classification Categories from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
  F SH DOWN psychological & physical disordersNarrower terms are included.
  D SH=?clinical? 
  F SH=attention/w=1 
D  F  S SHG Section Heading GermanF SHG=suchtZPID´s German translation of the Classification Categories from the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
  F SHG DOWN psychische und physische stoerungenNarrower terms are included.
  D SHG=?klinisch? 
SO SourceF... AND ST=20/VOL
F... AND ST=100/SO
Source is not searchable as SO; however, parts of SO such as JT, PY (see appropriate fields) can be searched. Volume and page numbers are searchable by stringsearch (see examples).
  SO: Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie & -psychiatrie; VOL: 20(1); p.31-38/2007/ 
(F)  S TI TitleF (psychotherap? AND kind?)/TI
F (psychotherap? AND child?)/TI
Terms are searched in the original titles (German and English) and in title translations. In SHOW the field appears in German and English.
UNIV UniversityUNIV: Universität, Fakultät Psychologie und Pädagogik; MünchenOnly for dissertations. Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
URLAD URL AdditionalURLAD: More InformationLink to detailed information on tests and treatment programs. Not searchable, only output with the SHOW command.
F   /w1 WeightingF CT=mental disorders/w1
F CTG=psychische stoerungen/w1
F IT=action theories/w1
F ITG=handlungstheorien/w1
F SH=psychological & physical disorders/w1
F SHG=psychische und physische störungen/w1
Weighting. Applicable with CT, CTG, IT, ITG, SC, SH, SHG. Tests (DT=Test) do not have weighted CTs und CTGs; ITs and ITGs are not available for tests.
Output of Search Results

By means of the commands: SHOW (S) / MAIL / SDI.

Corresponding to the copyright rules use the parameter USE=DLOAD if necessary. You may ask for all data fields, single data fields, or sets of data fields. If the output fields are not specified explicitly, the standard field set (F=STD) is used in all output commands.

Output field sets:

CommandField SetAssociated Datafields
F=STDStandardSame as F=ALL
F=ALLAll data fieldsND, AU, CA, TI, EDR, RFT, SO, PU, AVF, SE, LA, ABL, ISBN, ISSN, CS, COU, UNIV, DT, MED, PA, PR, RN, PRDT, SC, SH, SHG, CT, CTG, AGE, GH, IT, ITG, CM, NOTE, KP, AB
F=BIBBibliographic fieldsND, AU, CA, TI, EDR, SO, PU, AVF, SE, LA, ABL, ISBN, ISSN, CS, COU, UNIV, DT, MED, PA, NOTE, PR, RN
F=DESDescriptorsSC, SH, SHG, CT, CTG, AGE, GH, IT, ITG, CM, KP
Sample Search(es)

Database selection in DIMDI ClassicSearch: SBAS PY81

Search profiles may be formulated in German, English, or both. Only search profiles in English may be transferred to PsycINFO. Search strategies in English may be carried out in a SUPERBASE search (Superbase PY81;PI67) or the search strategy transferred from PSYNDEX to PsycINFO with the command SBAS PI67;S=ALL or from PsycINFO to PSYNDEX with SBAS PY81;S=ALL. Weighted (/w1) searches in CT are possible in both PSYNDEX and PsycINFO. However, weighted searches in Section Headings (SH) and Section Codes (SC) are only possible in PSYNDEX and may not be transferred to PsycINFO.

Subject 1: Diagnosis of dementia disorders since publication year 2000

Profile Table:

ParameterCounterNumber of HitsQuery
C=1     286520PY81
S=2     2159CT DOWN DEMENTIA
 3     2482/W=1 AND (SH=NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT/W=1 OR CT=?DIAGNOS?/W=1)
 4     1323 AND PY>=2000

Subject 2: Tests for the diagnosis of dementia disorders

Profile Table:

ParameterCounterNumber of HitsQuery
C=1     286520PY81
S=2     2159CT DOWN DEMENTIA
 3     3352 AND (SH=NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT/W=1 OR CT=?DIAGNOS?/W=1)
 4     483 AND DT=TEST

Subject 3: Empirical and experimental studies on children with attention deficit disorders since publication year 2007

Profile Table:

ParameterCounterNumber of HitsQuery
C=1     286520PY81
S=2     1628CT DOWN ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
 3     665CT=HYPERKINESIS
 4    19982 OR 3
 5      28075AGE=(CHILDHOOD;INFANCY;NEONATAL;PRESCHOOL AGE;SCHOOL AGE)
 6    10094 AND 5
 7    4726 AND (EMPIRICAL;EXPERIMENTAL)/CM 
 8    2507 AND PY>=2007
Sample Record(s)

2/1 von 109        DIMDI: PSYNDEX (PY81) © ZPID 2004

ND:PY0274975
AU:Schienle A; Leutgeb V
TI:Angst vor Blut und Spritzen
Ein Ratgeber für Betroffene und Angehörige
Fear from blood and injections. A guide for patients and relatives
SO:/2014/ 59 S.; Arbeitsmaterial Arbeitsmaterial
PU:Hogrefe, Göttingen
SE:Ratgeber zur Reihe Fortschritte der Psychotherapie, Band 29
LA:German
ABL:German
ISBN:978-3-8017-2596-9
CS:Universität Graz; Institut für Psychologie
mailto:anne.schienle@uni-graz.at
 mailto:anne.schienle@uni-graz.at
COU:AUSTRIA
DT:Authored Book
MED:Print
PR:EUR 8,95
SC:032.001.005; 033.006
SH:Neuroses & Anxiety Disorders/*; Health Psychology & Medicine
SHG:Neurosen und Angststörungen; Gesundheitspsychologie und Medizin
CT:Phobias/*; Blood/*; Injections/*; Behavior Therapy; Relaxation Therapy; Self Help Techniques; Syncope
CTG:Phobien/*; Blut/*; Injektionen/*; Verhaltenstherapie; Entspannungstherapie; Selbsthilfetechniken; Ohnmacht
CM:patient information
KP:blood phobia & injection phobia, symptoms & etiology & intervention
AB:Der Ratgeber beschreibt zunächst die Kennzeichen, Besonderheiten und Entstehungsfaktoren der Blut-Spritzen-Verletzungsphobie. Im Anschluss daran werden Möglichkeiten der Selbsthilfe aufgezeigt und es wird erläutert, welche Unterstützung eine psychotherapeutische Behandlung bieten kann. Es wird insbesondere auf die beiden Methoden der Angewandten Anspannung und Entspannung eingegangen, die sich als sehr hilfreich bei der Bewältigung der Blut-Spritzen-Verletzungsphobie erwiesen haben. Verschiedene Arbeitsblätter erleichtern die Umsetzung der beschriebenen Übungen, Angehörige finden zudem Hinweise, wie sie Betroffene unterstützen können. - Inhalt: (1) Eigenschaften der Blut-Spritzen-Verletzungsphobie [Symptome; zentrale Rolle der Ohnmacht; Verbreitung; kennzeichnende Gefühle; Selbstdiagnose]. (2) Wie entsteht eine Blut-Spritzen-Verletzungsphobie und was erhält sie aufrecht? (3) Was man gegen eine Blut-Spritzen-Verletzungsphobie unternehmen kann [Methode der Angewandten Anspannung; Entspannungsverfahren; Atemübungen; Vorstellungsübungen; Kommunikation mit dem Arzt; Verändern negativer Gedanken; Medikamente; Unterstützung durch Angehörige]. (4) Fallbeispiel. - Anhang: Literaturempfehlungen; Glossar; Arbeitsblätter; Buch; J.W. - ZPID

Output format: SHOW F=ALL

Contact

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    Fax: +49 651 201-2071

Contact Person
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Appendix

Appendix

List of the PreProcessed Searches

For the following subjects preprocessed searches are available:

  • AIDS
  • ANIMAL
  • CANCER
  • HUMAN

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