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Descriptor English: Anxiety
Descriptor Spanish: Ansiedad
Descriptor Portuguese: Ansiedade
Descriptor French: Anxiété
Entry term(s): Angst
Anxieties, Social
Anxiety, Social
Anxiousness
Hypervigilance
Nervousness
Social Anxieties
Social Anxiety
Tree number(s): F01.470.132
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001007
Scope note: Feelings or emotions of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
Annotation: human & animal; differentiate from ANXIETY DISORDERS, a psychiatric diagnosis
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Related: Anti-Anxiety Agents MeSH
Anxiety Disorders MeSH
Phobia, Social MeSH
DeCS ID: 1012
Unique ID: D001007
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Anxiety - Preferred
Concept UI M0001531
Scope note Feelings or emotions of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
Preferred term Anxiety
Entry term(s) Angst
Hypervigilance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0555783
Scope note Condition of elevated sensory sensitivity, perception of risk of threats, and low threshhold for stimuli.
Preferred term Hypervigilance
Nervousness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001532
Preferred term Nervousness
Social Anxiety - Narrower
Concept UI M000624021
Scope note Emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and inadequacy in a social setting.
Preferred term Social Anxiety
Entry term(s) Anxieties, Social
Anxiety, Social
Social Anxieties
Anxiousness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733059
Preferred term Anxiousness



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