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Truth Disclosure MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Truth Disclosure
Tree Number(s)
F01.829.401.046.800
I01.880.604.583.080.134.800
Unique ID
D014342
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014342
Annotation
DISCLOSURE is also available
Scope Note
Truthful revelation of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's DIAGNOSIS or PROGNOSIS) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).
Entry Term(s)
Disclosure, Error
Disclosure, Truth
Previous Indexing
Truth Disclosure (1974-2001)
See Also
Access to Information
Patient Rights
Professional-Patient Relations
Risk Management
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2015/01/09

Allowable Qualifiers
Truth Disclosure Preferred
Disclosure, Error Narrower
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