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Descriptor English: Widowhood
Descriptor Spanish: Viudez
Descriptor Portuguese: Viuvez
Descriptor French: Veuvage
Entry term(s): Widow
Widowed
Widower
Widowers
Widows
Tree number(s): F01.829.263.315.500.862
I01.240.361.500.862
I01.880.853.150.423.500.862
N01.224.361.500.862
N01.824.308.500.862
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017805
Scope note: The state of having lost a marital partner by death.
Annotation: woman or man: note X refs; spousal bereavement: coord IM with BEREAVEMENT (IM); coping behavior, coping strategy, coping style: coord IM with ADAPTATION, PSYCHOLOGICAL
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
EH ethnology
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Death (1966-1967)
Marriage (1966-1967)
Single Person (1968-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; WIDOWERS & WIDOWS were WIDOWER & WIDOW see SINGLE PERSON 1983-93
Online Note: use SINGLE PERSON to search WIDOWER & WIDOW 1983-93
History Note: 94; WIDOWERS & WIDOWS were WIDOWER & WIDOW see SINGLE PERSON 1983-93
DeCS ID: 30973
Unique ID: D017805
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 1993/11/26
Widowhood - Preferred
Concept UI M0026900
Scope note The state of having lost a marital partner by death.
Preferred term Widowhood
Widowers - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0026899
Preferred term Widowers
Entry term(s) Widower
Widows - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0026898
Preferred term Widows
Entry term(s) Widow
Widowed



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