A literature review, which is sometimes called a systematic review, may be conducted in order to inform practice and/or policy, serve as a basic element in a thesis or dissertation or as part of a proposal to obtain funding. The process can be divided into a series of steps:
Use the Dissertations and Theses Full Text database to see example literature review chapters.
You can find dissertations by SLU graduates by searching a subset of Dissertations and Theses Full Text called Dissertations @ SLU. Select Department from the dropdown menu and enter Counseling and Family Therapy for dissertations accepted prior to Fall 2014. This is the former name for Medical Family Therapy.