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Descriptor English: Sublimation, Psychological
Descriptor Spanish: Sublimación Psicológica
Descriptor Portuguese: Sublimação Psicológica
Descriptor French: Sublimation (psychologie)
Entry term(s): Psychological Sublimation
Tree number(s): F01.393.898
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013359
Scope note: A defense mechanism through which unacceptable impulses and instinctive urges are diverted into personally and socially acceptable channels; e.g., aggression may be diverted through sports activities.
Previous Indexing: Psychoanalytic Theory (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 2018; see SUBLIMATION 1968-2017
History Note: 2018 (1968)
DeCS ID: 13747
Unique ID: D013359
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/28
Sublimation, Psychological - Preferred
Concept UI M0020661
Scope note A defense mechanism through which unacceptable impulses and instinctive urges are diverted into personally and socially acceptable channels; e.g., aggression may be diverted through sports activities.
Preferred term Sublimation, Psychological
Entry term(s) Psychological Sublimation



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