Descriptor English: Rationalization
Descriptor Spanish: Racionalización
Descriptor Portuguese: Racionalização
Descriptor French: Rationalisation
Tree number(s): F01.393.746
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A defense mechanism operating unconsciously, in which the individual attempts to justify or make consciously tolerable, by plausible means, feelings, behavior, and motives that would otherwise be intolerable.
Annotation: no qualif
DeCS ID: 12344
Unique ID: D011908
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Rationalisation - Preferred
Concept UI M0018510
Preferred term Rationalisation

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