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Descriptor English: Psychology, Medical
Descriptor Spanish: Psicología Médica
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicologia Médica
Descriptor French: Psychologie médicale
Entry term(s): Medical Psychology
Tree number(s): F04.096.628.808
H02.720
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011591
Scope note: A branch of psychology in which there is collaboration between psychologists and physicians in the management of medical problems. It differs from clinical psychology, which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of behavior disorders.
Annotation: SPEC: SPEC qualif; DF: PSYCHOL MED
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
Public MeSH Note: 83
History Note: 83
Entry Version: PSYCHOL MED
DeCS ID: 12028
Unique ID: D011591
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Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1982/04/26
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Psychology, Medical - Preferred
Concept UI M0018019
Scope note A branch of psychology in which there is collaboration between psychologists and physicians in the management of medical problems. It differs from clinical psychology, which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of behavior disorders.
Preferred term Psychology, Medical
Entry term(s) Medical Psychology



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