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Meditation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meditation
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.525.374
E02.190.901.455
F04.754.137.750.500
Unique ID
D019122
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019122
Annotation
a relaxation technique
Scope Note
A state of consciousness in which the individual eliminates environmental stimuli from awareness so that the mind can focus on a single thing, producing a state of relaxation and relief from stress. A wide variety of techniques are used to clear the mind of stressful outside interferences. It includes meditation therapy. (Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Transcendental Meditation
Previous Indexing
Relaxation (1966-1976)
Relaxation Techniques (1975-1995)
Thinking (1970-1974)
Yoga (1966-1975)
See Also
Yoga
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/08
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Meditation Preferred
Transcendental Meditation Narrower
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