Descriptor English: Prisoners
Descriptor Spanish: Prisioneros
Descriptor Portuguese: Prisioneiros
Descriptor French: Prisonniers
Entry term(s): Hostage
Tree number(s): M01.729
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note:
Annotation: differentiate from CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY; entry term HOSTAGES: coord with VIOLENCE only if particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Prisons (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(73)
DeCS ID: 11766
Unique ID: D011329
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Prisoners - Preferred
Concept UI M0017587
Preferred term Prisoners
Entry term(s) Prisoner
Hostages - Narrower
Concept UI M0017588
Preferred term Hostages
Entry term(s) Hostage

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