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Theory of Mind MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Theory of Mind
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.689
F02.739.897
Unique ID
D056345
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056345
Scope Note
The ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs, desires, feelings, intentions, thoughts, etc.) to self and to others, allowing an individual to understand and infer behavior on the basis of the mental states. Difference or deficit in theory of mind is associated with ASPERGER SYNDROME; AUTISTIC DISORDER; and SCHIZOPHRENIA, etc.
Previous Indexing
Interpersonal Relations (1988-2009)
Mental Processes (1989-2009)
Personal Construct Theory (2003-2009)
Psychological Theory (1975-2009)
Schizophrenic Psychology (1992-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2019/05/07
Theory of Mind Preferred
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