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Descriptor English: Orthomolecular Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia Ortomolecular
Descriptor tratamiento ortomolecular
Entry term(s) terapia megavitamínica
terapia ortomolecular
tratamiento con megavitaminas
Scope note: Empleo de dosis muy altas de vitaminas o de otras sustancias naturales presentes normalmente en el cuerpo, con frecuencia para el tratamiento de trastornos mentales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia Ortomolecular
Descriptor French: Thérapie orthomoléculaire
Entry term(s): Megavitamin Therapies
Megavitamin Therapy
Orthomolecular Therapies
Therapies, Megavitamin
Therapies, Orthomolecular
Therapy, Megavitamin
Therapy, Orthomolecular
Tree number(s): E02.319.630
F04.570.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009974
Scope note: The use of very large doses of vitamins or other naturally occurring substances normally present in the body, frequently for the treatment of mental disorders.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Ascorbic Acid (1974-1976)
Vitamins (1974-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
Entry Version: ORTHOMOL THER
DeCS ID: 10152
Unique ID: D009974
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/19
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Orthomolecular Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0015467
Scope note The use of very large doses of vitamins or other naturally occurring substances normally present in the body, frequently for the treatment of mental disorders.
Preferred term Orthomolecular Therapy
Entry term(s) Megavitamin Therapies
Megavitamin Therapy
Orthomolecular Therapies
Therapies, Megavitamin
Therapies, Orthomolecular
Therapy, Megavitamin
Therapy, Orthomolecular



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