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Descriptor in English: Self Medication
Descriptor in Spanish: Automedicación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Automedicação
Descriptor in French: Automédication
Entry term(s): Medication, Self
Medications, Self
Self Medications
Tree number(s): E02.319.900
E02.900.900
Scope note: The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Annotation: differentiate from SELF ADMINISTRATION & SELF CARE (see note there)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 68(65)
DeCS UI: 13037
Descriptor UI: D012651
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/23
Self Medication - Preferred
Concept UI M0019616
Scope note The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Preferred term Self Medication
Entry term(s) Medication, Self
Medications, Self
Self Medications



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