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Social work is organized work intended to advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.


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DSM IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - American Psychiatric AssociationEdit/Delete
Call Number: RC455.2.C4 D536 2000 (Reference shelves)
ISBN: 0890420254
Publication Date: 2000
Diagnosticians and insurance companies are still using this version, but will switch to the DSM-V which was published in  2013.
  • Social Work Abstracts  
    Designed specifically for social work issues, abstracts more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1966. Includes theory and practice.
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Multi-disciplinary academic resource. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language, arts, literature, and medicine. Includes scholarly full-text articles from over 7,300 sources, with an additional 1,000 full-text sources. Indexes more than 10,000 periodicals

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