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Descriptor English: Perceptual Defense
Descriptor Spanish: Defensa Perceptual
Descriptor Portuguese: Defesa Perceptiva
Descriptor French: Défense perceptuelle
Entry term(s): Defense, Perceptual
Defenses, Perceptual
Tree number(s): F01.393.628
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010467
Scope note: Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are not heard correctly, or violent acts are not seen accurately.
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70(65)
DeCS ID: 10659
Unique ID: D010467
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Perceptual Defense - Preferred
Concept UI M0016255
Scope note Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are not heard correctly, or violent acts are not seen accurately.
Preferred term Perceptual Defense
Entry term(s) Defense, Perceptual
Defenses, Perceptual



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