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Descriptor English: Behavioral Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina de la Conducta
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina do Comportamento
Descriptor French: Médecine comportementale
Entry term(s): Health Psychologies
Health Psychology
Medicine, Behavioral
Psychologies, Health
Psychology, Health
Tree number(s): F04.096.080
H02.403.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001524
Scope note: The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 83
History Note: 83
Entry Version: BEHAVIORAL MED
DeCS ID: 1543
Unique ID: D001524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1982/04/28
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Behavioral Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0002291
Scope note The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Preferred term Behavioral Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Behavioral
Health Psychology - Narrower
Concept UI M0002292
Preferred term Health Psychology
Entry term(s) Health Psychologies
Psychologies, Health
Psychology, Health



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