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Social Identification MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Social Identification
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.813.708
Unique ID
D012933
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012933
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
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2002/07/03

No Qualifiers
Social Identification Preferred
Group Identification Narrower
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