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Descriptor English: Punishment
Descriptor Spanish: Castigo
Descriptor Portuguese: Punição
Descriptor French: Punition
Entry term(s): Punishments
Tree number(s): F02.463.425.770.571
I01.880.630.716
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011678
Scope note: The application of an unpleasant stimulus or penalty for the purpose of eliminating or correcting undesirable behavior.
Annotation: human & animal
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
PX psychology
DeCS ID: 12113
Unique ID: D011678
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/23
Punishment - Preferred
Concept UI M0018159
Scope note The application of an unpleasant stimulus or penalty for the purpose of eliminating or correcting undesirable behavior.
Preferred term Punishment
Entry term(s) Punishments



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