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Descriptor English: Conflict of Interest
Descriptor Spanish: Conflicto de Intereses
Descriptor Portuguese: Conflito de Interesses
Descriptor French: Conflit d'intérêts
Entry term(s): Interest Conflict
Interest Conflicts
Tree number(s): K01.752.566.479.095
N05.350.225
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016265
Scope note: A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
Previous Indexing: Conflict (Psychology) (1966-1990)
Ethics (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 1991
History Note: 1991
Related: Professional Misconduct MeSH
DeCS ID: 28895
Unique ID: D016265
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Conflict of Interest - Preferred
Concept UI M0024859
Scope note A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.
Preferred term Conflict of Interest
Entry term(s) Interest Conflict
Interest Conflicts



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