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Descriptor English: Social Isolation
Descriptor Spanish: Aislamiento Social
Descriptor aislamiento social
Entry term(s) exclusión social
ostracismo
Scope note: Separación de individuos o grupos, como resultado de la pérdida o disminución del contacto social y/o la comunicación. Esta separación puede consumarse a través de la separación física, las barreras sociales o, también, por mecanismos psicológicos. En este último caso, puede existir una interacción pero no una comunicación real.
Descriptor Portuguese: Isolamento Social
Descriptor French: Isolement social
Entry term(s): Exclusion, Social
Exclusions, Social
Isolation, Social
Isolations, Social
Ostracism
Social Exclusion
Social Exclusions
Social Isolations
Tree number(s): F01.145.813.781
I01.880.853.748
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012934
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
Public MeSH Note: 69; was ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
Online Note: use SOCIAL ISOLATION to search ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
History Note: 69; was ISOLATION, SOCIAL 1968
Entry Version: SOCIAL ISOL
DeCS ID: 13316
Unique ID: D012934
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/04/29
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) Exclusion, Social
Exclusions, Social
Isolation, Social
Isolations, Social
Social Exclusion
Social Exclusions
Social Isolations
Ostracism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000679239
Scope note An extreme form of rejection in which one is excluded and ignored in the presence of others.
Preferred term Ostracism



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