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Sadism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sadism
Tree Number(s)
F03.657.700
Unique ID
D012448
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012448
Scope Note
A condition in which there is a derivation of pleasure from inflicting pain, discomfort or humiliation on another person or persons. The sexual significance of sadistic wishes or behavior may be conscious or unconscious.
Entry Term(s)
Sexual Sadism
NLM Classification #
WM 610
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Sadism Preferred
Sexual Sadism Narrower
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