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Sublimation, Psychological MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sublimation, Psychological
Tree Number(s)
F01.393.898
Unique ID
D013359
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013359
Scope Note
A defense mechanism through which unacceptable impulses and instinctive urges are diverted into personally and socially acceptable channels; e.g., aggression may be diverted through sports activities.
NLM Classification #
WM 193.5.S8
Previous Indexing
Psychoanalytic Theory (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
2018; see SUBLIMATION 1968-2017
History Note
2018 (1968)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/28

No Qualifiers
Sublimation, Psychological Preferred
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