Electronic Mail: Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.Food Dispensers, Automatic: Mechanical food dispensing machines.Editorial Policies: The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.Authorship: The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Postal Service: The functions and activities carried out by the U.S. Postal Service, foreign postal services, and private postal services such as Federal Express.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Legislation, Food: Laws and regulations concerned with industrial processing and marketing of foods.Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Job Application: Process of applying for employment. It includes written application for employment or personal appearance.Sheltered Workshops: Protective places of employment for disabled persons which provide training and employment on a temporary or permanent basis.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Patient Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of patients, frequently through a legal process.Foster Home Care: Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.Adoption: Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.Child, Abandoned: A child or adolescent who is deserted by parents or parent substitutes without regard for its future care.Dental Care for Disabled: Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Child Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Social Welfare: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.Child Custody: The formally authorized guardianship or care of a CHILD.Social Work, Psychiatric: Use of all social work processes in the treatment of patients in a psychiatric or mental health setting.Appendiceal Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the APPENDIX.Book SelectionSocial Work: 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.Juvenile Delinquency: The antisocial acts of children or persons under age which are illegal or lawfully interpreted as constituting delinquency.Numbers Needed To Treat: Number of patients who need to be treated in order to prevent one additional bad outcome. It is the inverse of Absolute Risk Reduction.PrisonersPrisons: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.