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Psychiatric Nursing

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Demonstration Videos: RxTx Database Searches

APA Citations for RxTx

Because RxTx is both a database and a reference work, there are two ways you can choose to cite articles retrieved from RxTx using the APA citation style.

We recommend citing the information as an article from a database; this approach is more straight forward.

Reference Format: Author. (year, Month date). Title of the entry. Database Name. Retrieved Month date, year from URL of the database homepage

Reference Example: Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2018, September 18). Viagra. RxTx database. Retrieved May 14, 2020 from

In Text Citation Example: (Canadian Pharmacists Association, 2018)

Links to subject searches for library books related to drugs & psychology


  • These are also good keywords to use to search for journal articles
  • You can also use narrower search terms if you are looking for a specific drug or class of drugs (cocaine, opiates, etc.)

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