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Descriptor English: Sadism
Descriptor Spanish: Sadismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Sadismo
Descriptor French: Sadisme
Entry term(s): Sadism, Sexual
Sadisms
Sadisms, Sexual
Sexual Sadism
Sexual Sadisms
Tree number(s): F03.657.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012448
Scope note: A condition in which there is a derivation of pleasure from inflicting pain, discomfort or humiliation on another person or persons. The sexual significance of sadistic wishes or behavior may be conscious or unconscious.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12824
Unique ID: D012448
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Sadism - Preferred
Concept UI M0019341
Scope note A condition in which there is a derivation of pleasure from inflicting pain, discomfort or humiliation on another person or persons. The sexual significance of sadistic wishes or behavior may be conscious or unconscious.
Preferred term Sadism
Entry term(s) Sadisms
Sexual Sadism - Narrower
Concept UI M0019342
Preferred term Sexual Sadism
Entry term(s) Sadism, Sexual
Sadisms, Sexual
Sexual Sadisms



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