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Descriptor English: Taboo
Descriptor Spanish: Tabú
Descriptor Portuguese: Tabu
Descriptor French: Tabou
Entry term(s): Taboos
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.948
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013609
Scope note: Any negative tradition or behavior that is generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and forbidden within a cultural or social group.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
HI history
PX psychology
DeCS ID: 13992
Unique ID: D013609
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Taboo - Preferred
Concept UI M0020995
Scope note Any negative tradition or behavior that is generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and forbidden within a cultural or social group.
Preferred term Taboo
Entry term(s) Taboos



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