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Descriptor English: Child Abuse, Sexual
Descriptor Spanish: Abuso Sexual Infantil
Descriptor abuso sexual infantil
Entry term(s) abuso sexual de menores
abuso sexual de niños
abuso sexual en la infancia
acoso sexual infantil
Scope note: Abuso sexual de niños o menores.
Descriptor Portuguese: Abuso Sexual na Infância
Descriptor French: Violence sexuelle chez l'enfant
Entry term(s): Abuse, Child Sexual
Child Molestation
Child Molestation, Sexual
Child Sexual Abuse
Molestation, Child
Molestation, Sexual Child
Molestation, Sexual, Child
Sexual Abuse of Child
Sexual Abuse, Child
Sexual Child Abuse
Sexual Child Molestation
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.748.300
I01.198.240.856.350.250.255
I01.880.735.900.350.250.255
SP9.120.060.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002650
Scope note: Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.
Annotation: check also tag CHILD or specific; for adult survivors of child sexual abuse, check both tags CHILD or specific + relevant adult age
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DI diagnosis
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
TH therapy
Previous Indexing: Child Abuse (1966-1986)
Sex Offenses (1968-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 19101
Unique ID: D002650
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/03/25
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Child Abuse, Sexual - Preferred
Concept UI M0004049
Scope note Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.
Preferred term Child Abuse, Sexual
Entry term(s) Abuse, Child Sexual
Child Molestation
Child Molestation, Sexual
Child Sexual Abuse
Molestation, Child
Molestation, Sexual Child
Molestation, Sexual, Child
Sexual Abuse of Child
Sexual Abuse, Child
Sexual Child Abuse
Sexual Child Molestation



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