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Descriptor English: Cognitive Dissonance
Descriptor Spanish: Disonancia Cognitiva
Descriptor Portuguese: Dissonância Cognitiva
Descriptor French: Dissonance cognitive
Entry term(s): Cognitive Dissonances
Dissonance, Cognitive
Dissonances, Cognitive
Tree number(s): F02.463.188.305
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003073
Scope note: Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.
Previous Indexing: Cognition (1966-1968)
Motivation (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 69
History Note: 69
DeCS ID: 3104
Unique ID: D003073
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1989/04/28
Cognitive Dissonance - Preferred
Concept UI M0004725
Scope note Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.
Preferred term Cognitive Dissonance
Entry term(s) Cognitive Dissonances
Dissonance, Cognitive
Dissonances, Cognitive



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