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Descriptor English: Torture
Descriptor Spanish: Tortura
Descriptor Portuguese: Tortura
Descriptor French: Torture
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.856.825
I01.880.735.900.825
SP8.473.981.797.852
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014104
Scope note: The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Annotation: of humans or animals; physical or mental torture
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under AGGRESSION 1975-83
History Note: 84(75); was see under AGGRESSION 1975-83
Related: Human Rights Abuses MeSH
DeCS ID: 14495
Unique ID: D014104
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Torture - Preferred
Concept UI M0021711
Scope note The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Preferred term Torture



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