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Abstracts of 1300+ titles
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Overview

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. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

Subject Coverage
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
  • Welfare services



Update Frequency
Monthly, with approximately 5,500 records added per year.

  • Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Dissertations & Theses

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