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Social Work

Examples of Keywords

Homeless

A/B/C
"abandoned children"
"bag ladies"
"children of the streets"
"children on the streets"
"couch surfing"

E/F
"emergency housing"
"evicted"
"eviction*"
"foreclosed"
"foreclosure*"

H/L
"homeless*"
"homeless shelter*"
"living in abandoned buildings"
"living in abandoned structures"
"living in the car"
"living in their car"
"living in vacant buildings"
"living on the streets"

R
"refugee*"
"refugee camp*"
"refugee children*"
"runaway*"
"run-away*"

S
"shelter*"
"skid row"
"squatter*"
"stable housing"
"street children"
"street connected children"
"street involved children"
"street kids"
"street people"
"street youth*"
"supportive housing"

T
"temporary housing"
"tent cities"
"tent city"
"transient hotel*"
"transitional care"
"transitional housing"
"transitional living"

U/V
"unhoused"
"un-housed"
"unsheltered"
"vagrant children"
"vagrant youth*"

Human Trafficking

A/B
"adolescent prostitut*"
"bordellos"
"brothel*"

C
"call girl*"
"callgirl*"
"child exploitation"
"child prostitut*"
"child slavery"
"child traffick*"
"children traffick*"
"commercial sex trade"
"commercial sex worker*"
"contemporary slavery"

F
"female prostitutes"
"forced labor"
"forced labour"
"forced prostitution"

H
"hooker*"
"human slavery"
"human traffick*"

J/L
"juvenile prostitut*"
"labor traffick*"
"labour traffick*"
"labor enslave*"
"labor slave*"
"labour enslave*"
"labour slave*"
"ladies of the evening"

M/N
"male prostitutes"
"modern slavery"
"new slavery"

P
"people trafficking"
"pimped"
"prostitut*"

S
"sex exploitation"
"sex industry"
"sex professionals"
"sex slavery"
"sex survivor*"
"sex trade"
"sex trafficking"
"sex victim*"
"sex worker*"
"sexual exploitation"
"sexual slavery"
"sexual survivor*"
"sexual trafficking"
"sexual victim*"
"sexually exploited"
"sexually victim*"
"slave labor"
"slave labour"
"slave trade"
"slave trafficking"
"slaves"
"slavery"
"street prostitut*"
"street walker*"
"streetwalker*"

T
"teen* prostitut*"
"trafficking in children"
"trafficking in people"

W/Y
"women of ill repute"
"women of the night"
"youth prostitut*"

Marriage

A
"adolescent bride*"
"adolescent marriage*"
"ala kachuu"
"anniversar*"

B
"betroth*"
"blended families"
"blended family"
"bride*"
"bride abduct*"
"bride kidnap*"

C
"child bride*"
"child marriage*"
"civil union"
"commitment ceremon*"

D/E
"divorc*"
"domestic partner*"
"elope*"
"estranged"
"ex-husband"
"ex-spouse"
"ex-wife"

F/H
"forced bachelor"
"forced marriage*"
"husband*"

I/L/M
"involuntary bachelor"
"legal* separat*"
"mail order bride*"
"marital"
"marital discord"
"marriage*"
"marriage by abduction"
"marriage by capture"
"marriage ceremon*"
"marriage licens*"
"marriage squeeze"  (population imbalance regarding the sexes)
"never married"

P/R
"polygamy"
"remarriage"
"remarried"

S/T
"spousal*"
"spouse*"
"stepfamil*" OR "step-families" OR "step-family"
"stepfather*" OR "step-father*"
"stepmother*" OR "step-mother*"
"stepparent*" OR "step-parent*"
"teen* bride*"
"teen* marriage*"

U/W
"underage* bride*"
"underage* marriage*"
"wed"
"wedded"
"wedding*"
"wedlock"
"weds"
"widow*"
"widower*"
"wife"
"wives"
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"mixed-marriage*" OR "intermarriage*" OR "interracial marriage*" OR "interracial couple*" OR "interracial parents" OR "interethnic marriage*" OR "interethnic couple*" OR "interethnic parents" OR "intercultur* marriage*" OR "intercultur* couple*" OR "intercultur* parents" OR "cross-cultur* marriage*" OR "cross-cultur* couple*" OR "cross-cultur* parents" OR "exogamous marriage*" OR "exogamous couple*" OR "exogamous parents" OR "inter-racial marriage*" OR "inter-racial couple*" OR "inter-racial parents" OR "inter-ethnic marriage*" OR "inter-ethnic couple*" OR "inter-ethnic parents" OR "inter-cultur* marriage*" OR "inter-cultur* couple*" OR "inter-cultur* parents" OR "mixed-nativity" OR "mixed-ethnicity marriage*" OR "mixed-ethnicity couple*" OR "mixed-ethnicity parents" OR "marrying out" OR "ethnically heterogamous marriage*" "ethnically heterogamous couple*" OR "ethnically heterogamous parents" OR "intergroup marriage*" OR "interracial family" OR "interracial families" OR  "interethnic family" OR "interethnic families" OR "intercultural family" OR "intercultural families" OR "cross-cultural family" OR "cross-cultural families" OR "inter-racial family" OR "inter-racial families" OR "inter-ethnic family" OR "inter-ethnic families" OR "inter-cultural family" OR "inter-cultural families" OR "multicultural marriage*" OR "multicultural couple*" OR "multicultural family" OR "multicultural families" OR "multicultural parents" OR "multi-cultural marriage*" OR "multi-cultural couple*" OR "multi-cultural family" OR "multi-cultural families" OR "multi-cultural parents" OR "crosscultur* marriage*" OR "crosscultur* couple*" OR "crosscultural family" OR "crosscultural families" OR "crosscultural parents"

Mental Health

A
abuse see the Abuse box
addiction see the Addiction box
"adjustment disorder*"
"affective disorder*"
"alzheimer*"
"anorexi*"
"antisocial*"
"anxiety disorder*"
"asperger*"
"assertive community treatment"
"asylum*"
"attachment disorder*"
"attention deficit"
"autism"
"autistic"

B
"beginning epidsode"
"behavior change*"
"behaviour change*"
"behavior disorder*"
"behaviour disorder*"
"behavior modification"
"behaviour modification"
"behavioral change*"
"behavioural change*"
"behavioral disorder*"
"behavioural disorder*"
"behavioral health*"
"behavioural health*"
"behavioral medicine"
"behavioural medicine"
"behavioral modification"
"behavioural modification"
"binge eating"
"bipolar"
"bulimia"
"burnout"

C
"chronic depression"
"chronically depressed"
"clubhouse"
"cognition disorder*"
"community-based mental health*"
"community-based psychology"
"community counseling"
"community counselling"
"community mental health*"
"community psychology"
"compassion fatigue"
"complex bereavement disorder*"
"complicated grief"
"conduct disorder*"
"coping behavior*"
"coping behaviour*"
"counseling"
"counseling center*"
"counseling service*"
"counselling"
"counselling centre"
"counselling centres"
"counselling clinic*"
"counselling service*"
"crisis hotline*"
"crises interventions"
"crisis intervention*"
"cutting"

D
"day treatment"
"defiance"
"defiant disorder*"
"delirium"
"delusion disorder*"
"delusional"
"dementia"
"dementias"
"depressed"
"depression"
"depressive disorder*"
"developmental delay*"
"developmental disabilit*"
"developmental disorder*"
"developmentally delayed"
"developmentally disabled"
"disruptive disorder*"
"dissociative disorder*"
"dyslexi*"

E
"early intervention*"
"early medical intervention*"
"eating disorder*"
"elimination disorder*"
"emotional adjustment"
"emotional disturbance*"
"emotional maladjustment"
"emotional problems"
"emotionally disturbed"
"emotionally maladjusted"

F
"factitious disorder*"
"feeding disorder*"
first episode see First Episode box

G
"gender disorder*"
"gender dysphoria"
"group counseling"
"group counselling"
"group meeting*"
"group psychotherapy"
"group therapy"
"group work"
"groupwork"

H
"hallucinating"
"hoarder*"
"hoarding"
"hotline*"

I
"impulse control disorder*"
"insane"
"insanity"
"institutionalize*"
"intellectual disabilit*"
"intellectual disorder*"
"intellectually disabled"

L
"learning disabilit*"
"learning disabled"
"learning disorder*"
"learning disorder*"
"locked down unit"
"locked down ward"
"locked unit"
"locked ward"

M
"major depression"
"malingering"
"manic"
"manic-depressive*"
"manic depressive*"
"mental breakdown*"
"mental break down"
"mental break downs"
"mental confusion"
"mental counseling"
"mental counselling"
"mental* disease*"
"mental* disorder*"
"mental distress"
"mental fatigue"
"mental healing"
"mental health*"
"mental health care"
"mental health care center*"
"mental health care clinic*"
"mental health care counseling"
"mental health care counselling"
"mental health care facilit*"
"mental health care institution*"
"mental health care service*"
"mental health care social worker*"
"mental health case manager*"
"mental health caseworker*"
"mental health clinical supervisor*"
"mental health* center*"
"mental health* clinic*"
"mental health clinician*"
"mental health* counseling"
"mental health* counseling"
"mental health employee*"
"mental health* facilit*"
"mental health* institution*"
"mental health personnel"
"mental health professional*"
"mental health provider*"
"mental health* service*"
"mental health* social worker*"
"mental health* wellness"
"mental healthcare"
"mental hospital*"
"mental hygiene"
"mental illness*"
"mental institution*"
"mental* problem*"
"mental stress*"
"mental well-being"
"mental wellbeing"
"mental well being"
"mental wellness"
"mental ward"
"mentally confused"
"mentally disordered"
"mentally distressed"
"mentally ill"
"mentally stressed"
"mood disorder*"
"mutual aid"
"mutual help"
"mutual self-help"

N
"neurocognitive disorder*"
"neurodevelopmental disorder*"
"neurodiverse"
"neuroses"
"neurosis"
"neurotic disorder*"
"nervous breakdown*"
"nervous break down"
"nervous break downs"

O/P
"obsessive-compulsive"
"panic attack*"
"panic disorder*"
"paranoia"
"paranoid"
"paraphilic disorder*"
"peer support"
"peer-support"
"personality disorder*"
"phobia"
"phobias"
"phobic"
"pica"
"post traumatic stress disorder*"
"post-traumatic stress disorder*"
"posttraumatic stress disorder*"
"psyc clinic"
"psyc floor"
"psyc hospital"
"psyc unit"
"psyc ward"
"psych clinic"
"psych floor"
"psych hospital"
"psych unit"
"psych ward"
"psychiatric"
"psychiatric aides"
"psychiatric attendant*"
"psychiatric caseworker*"
"psychiatric clinic staff"
"psychiatric hospital staff"
"psychiatric social worker*"
"psychiatric technician*"
"psychiatric unit worker*"
"psychiatric ward attendant*"
"psychiatrist*"
"psychiatry"
"psychodiagnos*"
"psychoeducation*"
"psychologic* adjustment"
"psychologic* assessment*"
"psychologic* breakdown*"
"psychologic* break down"
"psychologic* break downs"
"psychologic* clinic*"
"psychologic* counseling"
"psychologic* counselling"
"psychologic* disease*"
"psychologic* disorder*"
"psychologic* distress"
"psychologic* health*"
"psychologic* illness*"
"psychologic* problem*"
"psychologic* service*"
"psychologic* stress*"
"psychologic* well-being"
"psychologic* well being"
"psychologic* wellbeing"
"psychologic* wellness"
"psychological phenomena"
"psychological service*"
"psychological walk-in clinic"
"psychological walk in clinic"
"psychologically disordered"
"psychologically distressed"
"psychologically ill"
"psychologically stressed"
"psychologist*"
"psychology"
"psychopathology"
"psychopharmaceutical*"
"psychopharmacolog*"
"psychoses"
"psychosis"
"psychosocial adjustment"
"psychosocial readjustment"
"psychosocial rehab"
"psychosocial rehabilitation"
"psychosomatic*"
"psychotherap*"
"psychotic*"
"psychotropic*"
"ptsd"

R
"reading disabilit*"
"reading disorder*"
"rehab* counsel*"

S
"schizoaffective"
"schizo-affective"
"schizo affective"
"schizophreni*"
"secondary traumatic stress"
"selective mutism"
"self-help group*"
"self-harm"
"self-injury"
"self-mutilation"
"sexual disorder*"
"sleep disorder*"
"somatic disorder*"
"somatoform disorder*"
"stress disorder*"
"stressor-related disorder*"
"suicidal"
"suicide*"
"support group*"

T/V
"thought disturbances"
"trauma-informed"
"trauma-related disorder*"
"trauma-sensitive"
"vicarious traumatization"

For a comprehensive list of terms, please consult the
PsycInfo database's thesaurus and the DSM-5.

Native American

A
"aborigine*"
"ai/an"
"aian"
"alaska* native*"
"aleut*"
"american indian*"
"american native continental ancestry group"
"ancestor*"
"aztec*"

B
"before european*"
"beliefs"
"bureau of indian affairs"

C/D
"canadian indian*"
"celebration*"
"ceremon*"
"cultural*"
"custom"
"dance*"

E/F
"eskimo*"
"first foods"
"first nation*"
"first people*"

H
"healer"
"heritage*"
"historical trauma"

I
"indian"
"indian country"
"indian health service*"
"indian reservation*"
"indians"
"indians central america"
"indians of central america"
"indians north america"
"indians of north america"
"indians south america"
"indians of south america"
"indigenous"
"inuit*"

M
"mayan*"
"medicine man"
"mexican indian*"

N
"native american*"
"native cook*" 
"native cuisine" 
"native diet*" 
"native dish*" 
"native feast*" 
"native food*"
"native hawaiian*"
"native meal*"
"native north americans"
"native recipe*"

P/R
"pow wow"
"rancheria"
"reservation*"
"rites"
"ritual*"

S
"sacred*"
"shaman*"
"soul wound"
"spiritual"
"storytell*"
"symbol"

T
"talking circle*"
"tradition*"
"tribal*"
"tribe*"
"two-spirit"
"traditional cook*" 
"traditional cuisine"
"traditional diet*" 
"traditional dish*"
"traditional feast*"
"traditional food*"
"traditional meal*"
"traditional recipe*"

Nutrition

A/B
"antioxidants"
"bmi"
"body mass index*"

C
"caloric restriction*"
"calories"
"carbohydrates"
"community garden*"
"cooking"

D
"dehydrat*"
"diet"
"diet quality"
"diet therapy"
"dietary"
"dietary habit*"
"dietary practice*"
"dietary supplement*"
"dieting"
"dietetics"
"dietician*"
"digestion"

E
"eating"
"eating out"
"emaciated"
"enriched food*"

F
"fast food"
"fats"
"feeding tube*"
"food"
"food desert*"
"food habit*"
"food insecurity"
"food intake"
"food pantr*"
"food security"
"food stamps"
"food supplement*"
"fortified food*"
"fortified spread*"
"free lunch program*"
"fresh produce"
"fruit"
"fruits"

G/H
"grains"
"healthful food*"
"healthy eating"
"healthy food*"
"healthy food access*"
"hydrate"
"hydration"

L/M
"locally grown"
"malabsorption"
"malnourish*"
"malnutrition"
"micronutrient*"
"minerals"

N
"nourish*"
"nourishment*"
"nutrient*"
"nutrient-dense"
"nutrient supplement*"
"nutrition"
"nutritional deficienc*"
"nutrition* disorder*"
"nutrition* status"
"nutrition* supplement*"
"nutritious*"

O
"organic food*"
"organic produce"
"overfeeding"
"overnutrition"

P/S
"protein"
"school lunch program*"
"snap"
"soup kitchen*"
"starvation"
"substandard diet"
"supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program"
"supplementation"
"supplement*"
"supplementary feeding"
"supplementary food*"
"survival food*"
"sustenance"

T
"therapeutic food*"
"thinness"
"trace elements"

U
"underfed"
"under-nourish*"
"undernourish*"
"under-nutri*"
"undernutri*"
"underweight"

V/W
"vegan"
"vegetable*"
"vegetarian*"
"vitamins"
"weight loss"

For a comprehensive list of terms, please consult the CINAHL Plus
database's thesaurus or the PubMed database's MeSH headings.