Descriptor English: Body Image
Descriptor Spanish: Imagen Corporal
Descriptor imagen corporal
Entry term(s) identidad corporal
Scope note: Concepto de los individuos en relación con sus propios cuerpos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Imagem Corporal
Descriptor French: Image du corps
Entry term(s): Body Identity
Body Images
Body Representation
Body Representations
Body Schema
Body Schemas
Identity, Body
Image, Body
Images, Body
Representation, Body
Representations, Body
Schema, Body
Schemas, Body
Tree number(s): F01.752.747.792.110
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Individuals' concept of their own bodies.
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
DeCS ID: 1853
Unique ID: D001828
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Body Image - Preferred
Concept UI M0002748
Scope note Individuals' concept of their own bodies.
Preferred term Body Image
Entry term(s) Body Identity
Body Images
Identity, Body
Image, Body
Images, Body
Body Representation - Broader
Concept UI M0560825
Preferred term Body Representation
Entry term(s) Body Representations
Representation, Body
Representations, Body
Body Schema - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0560824
Scope note Individual's non-conscious representation of their bodies that regulates posture and movement.
Preferred term Body Schema
Entry term(s) Body Schemas
Schema, Body
Schemas, Body

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