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Comorbidity

Diana M. DiNitto.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health. 1872 words.

This entry defines comorbidity and similar terms used in various fields of practice. It addresses the prevalence of comorbidity, suggests explanations for comorbidity, and discusses...

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Health Care: Overview

Colleen Galambos.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health. 10179 words.

This entry provides an overview of the state of health care in the United States. Service delivery problems such as access and affordability issues are examined, and health care disparities...

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Military Social Work

Jesse J. Harris, Col. USA Ret. and Kyle L. Pehrson, Col. USA Ret..

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy. 2856 words.

The history of military social work in the United States is rooted in the civilian professional social work community and is a microcosm of that sector. Military social work has a rich...

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