Descriptor English: Causality
Descriptor Spanish: Causalidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Causalidade
Descriptor French: Causalité
Entry term(s): Causalité multifactorielle
Causalité multiple
Causalité plurifactorielle
Facteurs de facilitation
Facteurs de prédisposition
Facteurs de renforcement
Facteurs facilitants
Facteurs facilitateurs
Facteurs favorisants
Facteurs prédisposants
Facteurs renforçants
Relation de cause à effet
Tree number(s): HP6.023
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
Annotation: an epidemiological concept: do not confuse with the cause of a disease ( = /etiol); IM general only; coordinate NIM with disease /epidemiol, not /etiol
DeCS ID: 28600
Unique ID: D015984
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Causalité - Preferred
Concept UI M0024428
Preferred term Causalité
Causalité multifactorielle - Narrower
Concept UI M0024430
Preferred term Causalité multifactorielle
Entry term(s) Causalité plurifactorielle
Multicausalité - Narrower
Concept UI M0024431
Preferred term Multicausalité
Entry term(s) Causalité multiple
Facteurs de renforcement - Narrower
Concept UI M0024433
Preferred term Facteurs de renforcement
Entry term(s) Facteurs renforçants
Relation de cause à effet - Narrower
Concept UI M0024434
Preferred term Relation de cause à effet
Facteurs de facilitation - Narrower
Concept UI M0024429
Preferred term Facteurs de facilitation
Entry term(s) Facteurs facilitants
Facteurs facilitateurs
Facteurs favorisants
Facteurs de prédisposition - Narrower
Concept UI M0024432
Preferred term Facteurs de prédisposition
Entry term(s) Facteurs prédisposants

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