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Descriptor English: Parapsychology
Descriptor Spanish: Parapsicología
Descriptor Portuguese: Parapsicologia
Descriptor French: Parapsychologie
Entry term(s): Clairvoyance
Extrasensory Perception
Extrasensory Perceptions
Perception, Extrasensory
Perceptions, Extrasensory
Psychic Research
Psychical Research
Research, Psychic
Research, Psychical
Tree number(s): F02.550
F04.096.462
H01.770.644.364
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010268
Scope note: Branch of psychology that deals with paranormal behavior and events such as telepathy, precognition, and clairvoyance, which are not explicable by present day "natural laws".
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Online Note: use PARAPSYCHOLOGY to search CLAIRVOYANCE, EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION & PSYCHICAL RESEARCH 1966-78
History Note: CLAIRVOYANCE was see under PARAPSYCHOLOGY 1965-78; EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION & PSYCHICAL RESEARCH were see under PARAPSYCHOLOGY 1963-78
Entry Version: PARAPSYCHOL
Related: Spiritual Therapies MeSH
Telepathy MeSH
DeCS ID: 10457
Unique ID: D010268
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Parapsychology - Preferred
Concept UI M0015913
Scope note Branch of psychology that deals with paranormal behavior and events such as telepathy, precognition, and clairvoyance, which are not explicable by present day "natural laws".
Preferred term Parapsychology
Extrasensory Perception - Narrower
Concept UI M0015912
Preferred term Extrasensory Perception
Entry term(s) Extrasensory Perceptions
Perception, Extrasensory
Perceptions, Extrasensory
Psychical Research - Narrower
Concept UI M0015914
Preferred term Psychical Research
Entry term(s) Psychic Research
Research, Psychic
Research, Psychical
Clairvoyance - Narrower
Concept UI M0015911
Preferred term Clairvoyance



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