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Medicalization MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Medicalization
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.853.250
Unique ID
D062528
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062528
Scope Note
The process by which human conditions and problems come to be defined as medical conditions, and so become the subject of medical study, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment. This may result in health, medical, economic, sociological, and ethical issues.
Entry Term(s)
Demedicalization
Depathologization
Over Medicalization
Over Pathologization
Over-Medicalization
Over-Pathologization
Overmedicalization
Overpathologization
Pathologization
See Also
Overdiagnosis
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Revision Date
2022/12/15
Medicalization Preferred
Over-Pathologization Related
Pathologization Related
Overmedicalization Narrower
Depathologization Related
Demedicalization Related
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