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Social Isolation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Social Isolation
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.813.781
I01.880.853.748
Unique ID
D012934
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012934
Annotation
human & animal; for issues concerning health, coordinate with SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Scope Note
The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.
Entry Term(s)
Isolation, Social
Social Exclusion
Public MeSH Note
69; was ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
Online Note
use SOCIAL ISOLATION to search ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
History Note
69; was ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/21

Allowable Qualifiers
Social Isolation Preferred
Social Exclusion Related
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