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Social Identification MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Social Identification
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Scope Note
The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Group Identification
Identification, Social
Professional Identification
Professional Identity Formation
Social Identity
Previous Indexing
Social Behavior (1969-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 1978-90
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No Qualifiers
Social Identification Preferred
Group Identification Narrower
Professional Identification Broader
Professional Identity Formation Broader
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