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Descriptor English: Disabled Persons
Descriptor Spanish: Personas con Discapacidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Pessoas com Deficiência
Descriptor French: Personnes handicapées
Entry term(s): Disabilities, People with
Disabilities, Persons with
Disability, Persons with
Disabled Person
Disabled, Physically
Handicapped
Handicapped, Physically
People with Disabilities
People with Disability
Person, Disabled
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disability
Persons, Disabled
Physically Challenged
Physically Disabled
Physically Handicapped
Tree number(s): M01.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006233
Scope note: Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; includes both physical and mental disability; emotionally disabled = MENTAL DISORDERS or specifics; /educ permitted but is probably EDUCATION, SPECIAL or MAINSTREAMING (EDUCATION)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 98; see DISABLED 1993-97; see HANDICAPPED 1963-92
History Note: 98(63)
Entry Version: DISABLED
Related: Dental Care for Disabled MeSH
Early Intervention, Educational MeSH
Education, Special MeSH
Employment, Supported MeSH
Mainstreaming, Education MeSH
Rehabilitation MeSH
Self-Help Devices MeSH
DeCS ID: 30935
Unique ID: D006233
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Disabled Persons - Preferred
Concept UI M0009786
Scope note Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
Preferred term Disabled Persons
Entry term(s) Disabilities, People with
Disabilities, Persons with
Disability, Persons with
Disabled Person
Handicapped
People with Disabilities
People with Disability
Person, Disabled
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disability
Persons, Disabled
Physically Handicapped - Narrower
Concept UI M0009787
Preferred term Physically Handicapped
Entry term(s) Disabled, Physically
Handicapped, Physically
Physically Disabled
Physically Challenged - Narrower
Concept UI M0009788
Preferred term Physically Challenged



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