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Descriptor in English: Psychoneuroimmunology
Descriptor in Spanish: Psiconeuroinmunología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Psiconeuroimunologia
Descriptor in French: Psycho-neuro-immunologie
Entry term(s): Psychoimmunology
Tree number(s): F04.096.795.650
H01.158.782.795.180
Scope note: The field concerned with the interrelationship between the brain, behavior and the immune system. Neuropsychologic, neuroanatomic and psychosocial studies have demonstrated their role in accentuating or diminishing immune/allergic responses.
Annotation: SPEC: IM; SPEC qualif; relation of brain, behavior & immune system; prefer specific terms with /physiol or /immunol; avoid as NIM coord & use no qualif; DF: PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOL
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
History Note: 88
See also the descriptors: Neuroimmunomodulation MeSH
DeCS UI: 22976
Descriptor UI: D011598
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/04/30
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Psychoneuroimmunology - Preferred
Concept UI M0018031
Scope note The field concerned with the interrelationship between the brain, behavior and the immune system. Neuropsychologic, neuroanatomic and psychosocial studies have demonstrated their role in accentuating or diminishing immune/allergic responses.
Preferred term Psychoneuroimmunology
Psychoimmunology - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018032
Preferred term Psychoimmunology



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