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Personhood MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Personhood
Tree Number(s)
K01.752.566.479.660
N05.350.917
Unique ID
D028723
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028723
Annotation
do not confuse with INDIVIDUALITY
Scope Note
The state or condition of being a human individual accorded moral and/or legal rights. Criteria to be used to determine this status are subject to debate, and range from the requirement of simply being a human organism to such requirements as that the individual be self-aware and capable of rational thought and moral agency.
Previous Indexing
Individuality (1974-2001)
See Also
Beginning of Human Life
Human Characteristics
Public MeSH Note
2002; see INDIVIDUALITY 1995-2001
History Note
2002; use INDIVIDUALITY 1995-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/06/18

No Qualifiers
Personhood Preferred
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