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Social Work MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Social Work
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.792
N02.421.849
Unique ID
D012947
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012947
Scope Note
The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
Entry Term(s)
Service, Social
Social Intervention
Social Service
Social Service Intervention
Social Work Intervention
See Also
Child Welfare
Mandatory Reporting
Relief Work
Public MeSH Note
78; was SOCIAL SERVICE 1963-77
Online Note
use SOCIAL WORK to search SOCIAL SERVICE 1966-77
History Note
78; was SOCIAL SERVICE 1963-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Social Work Preferred
Social Intervention Related
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