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Descriptor in English: Social Isolation
Descriptor in Spanish: Aislamiento Social
Descriptor in Portuguese: Isolamento Social
Descriptor in French: Isolement social
Entry term(s): Isolation, Social
Isolations, Social
Social Isolations
Tree number(s): F01.145.813.781
I01.880.853.748
Scope note: The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.
Annotation: human & animal
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
Online Note: use SOCIAL ISOLATION to search ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
History Note: 69; was ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
DeCS UI: 13316
Descriptor UI: D012934
Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Social Isolation - Preferred
Concept UI M0020029
Scope note The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.
Preferred term Social Isolation
Entry term(s) Isolation, Social
Isolations, Social
Social Isolations



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