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Catastrophization MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Catastrophization
Tree Number(s)
F01.100.575
F01.470.132.225
Unique ID
D058443
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058443
Scope Note
Cognitive and emotional processes encompassing magnification of pain-related stimuli, feelings of helplessness, and a generally pessimistic orientation.
Entry Term(s)
Catastrophic Thinking
Catastrophizing
Pain Catastrophizing
Pain-Related Catastrophic Thinking
Pain-Related Cognitive Rumination
Pain-Related Rumination
Scattershot Catastrophization
Previous Indexing
Anxiety (1984-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2022/07/11
Catastrophization Preferred
Scattershot Catastrophization Narrower
Pain Catastrophizing Narrower
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