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Descriptor in English: Violence
Descriptor in Spanish: Violencia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Violência
Descriptor in French: Violence
Entry term(s): Assaultive Behavior
Atrocities
Behavior, Assaultive
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.856
I01.880.735.900
Scope note: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.
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
Online Note: search ATROCITIES under WAR CRIMES 1966-67
History Note: 70(68); ATROCITIES was heading 1963-67
See also the descriptors: Battered Child Syndrome MeSH
Battered Women MeSH
Biological Warfare MeSH
Warfare MeSH
DeCS UI: 15158
Descriptor UI: D014754
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/14
Violence - Preferred
Concept UI M0022687
Scope note Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.
Preferred term Violence
Atrocities - Narrower
Concept UI M0022685
Preferred term Atrocities
Assaultive Behavior - Narrower
Concept UI M0022688
Preferred term Assaultive Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Assaultive



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