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Descriptor English: Single Parent
Descriptor Spanish: Padres Solteros
Descriptor Portuguese: Pais Solteiros
Descriptor French: Parent isolé
Entry term(s): Parent, Single
Parents, Single
Single Parents
Single Step Parent
Single Step-Parent
Single Step-Parents
Single Stepparent
Single Stepparents
Step-Parent, Single
Step-Parents, Single
Stepparent, Single
Stepparents, Single
Tree number(s): F01.829.263.315.500.725.700
F01.829.263.500.320.785
I01.240.361.500.725.700
I01.880.853.150.423.500.725.700
I01.880.853.150.500.340.785
M01.620.785
N01.224.361.500.725.700
N01.824.308.500.725.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015406
Scope note: A natural, adoptive, or substitute parent of a dependent child, who lives with only one parent. The single parent may live with or visit the child. The concept includes the never-married, as well as the divorced and widowed.
Annotation: never-married, divorced or widowed: read MeSH definition
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Parents (1969-1988)
Single Person (1968-1988)
Public MeSH Note: 89
History Note: 89
Related: Single-Parent Family MeSH
DeCS ID: 23829
Unique ID: D015406
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/06/07
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Single Parent - Preferred
Concept UI M0023739
Scope note A natural, adoptive, or substitute parent of a dependent child, who lives with only one parent. The single parent may live with or visit the child. The concept includes the never-married, as well as the divorced and widowed.
Preferred term Single Parent
Entry term(s) Parent, Single
Parents, Single
Single Parents
Single Stepparent - Narrower
Concept UI M0023741
Preferred term Single Stepparent
Entry term(s) Single Step Parent
Single Step-Parent
Single Step-Parents
Single Stepparents
Step-Parent, Single
Step-Parents, Single
Stepparent, Single
Stepparents, Single



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