Descriptor English: Sexual Abstinence
Descriptor Spanish: Abstinencia Sexual
Descriptor abstinencia sexual
Entry term(s) celibato
Scope note: Abstención de RELACIONES SEXUALES.
Descriptor Portuguese: Abstinência Sexual
Descriptor French: Abstinence sexuelle
Entry term(s): Abstinence, Postpartum
Abstinence, Sex
Abstinence, Sexual
Postpartum Abstinence
Sex Abstinence
Tree number(s): F01.145.802.900
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Refraining from SEXUAL INTERCOURSE.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SEX BEHAVIOR 1975-90; CELIBACY was heading 1963-67
History Note: 91(75); was see under SEX BEHAVIOR 1975-90; CELIBACY was heading 1963-67
DeCS ID: 13126
Unique ID: D012746
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Sexual Abstinence - Preferred
Concept UI M0019752
Scope note Refraining from SEXUAL INTERCOURSE.
Preferred term Sexual Abstinence
Entry term(s) Abstinence, Sex
Abstinence, Sexual
Sex Abstinence
Virginity - Narrower
Concept UI M0019754
Preferred term Virginity
Postpartum Abstinence - Narrower
Concept UI M0019753
Preferred term Postpartum Abstinence
Entry term(s) Abstinence, Postpartum

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