Descriptor English: Violence
Descriptor Spanish: Violencia
Descriptor violencia
Entry term(s) atrocidades
comportamiento agresivo
conducta agresiva
crimen violento
violencia estructural
violencia interpersonal
Scope note: Uso de fuerza física que causa o intenta causar daño, lesión o abuso.
Descriptor Portuguese: Violência
Descriptor French: Violence
Entry term(s): Assaultive Behavior
Behavior, Assaultive
Interpersonal Violence
Interpersonal Violences
Structural Violence
Violence, Interpersonal
Violence, Structural
Violences, Interpersonal
Violent Crime
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.856
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Use of physical force causing or intent to cause harm, injury or abuse.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Aggression (1966-1967)
Psychology, Social (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 70; ATROCITIES was heading 1963-67
History Note: 70(68); ATROCITIES was heading 1963-67
Related: Battered Child Syndrome MeSH
Battered Women MeSH
Biological Warfare MeSH
Warfare MeSH
DeCS ID: 15158
Unique ID: D014754
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2022/04/13
Violence - Preferred
Concept UI M0022687
Scope note Use of physical force causing or intent to cause harm, injury or abuse.
Preferred term Violence
Entry term(s) Violent Crime
Atrocities - Narrower
Concept UI M0022685
Preferred term Atrocities
Assaultive Behavior - Narrower
Concept UI M0022688
Preferred term Assaultive Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Assaultive
Structural Violence - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000655518
Scope note Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, or prejudices, etc.
Preferred term Structural Violence
Entry term(s) Violence, Structural
Interpersonal Violence - Narrower
Concept UI M000752865
Preferred term Interpersonal Violence
Entry term(s) Interpersonal Violences
Violence, Interpersonal
Violences, Interpersonal

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