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Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. It abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serial publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Major areas of coverage include community and mental health services; crisis intervention; the family and social welfare; gerontology; poverty and homelessness; professional issues in social work; social and health policy; social services in addiction; social work education; social work practice; support groups/networks; violence, abuse, neglect; and welfare services.

Coverage: 1980-
Updated: monthly
Journals: A Serials Source List is available.
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Last modified: 05/15/14