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Descriptor English: Community Psychiatry
Descriptor Spanish: Psiquiatría Comunitaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Psiquiatria Comunitária
Descriptor French: Psychiatrie communautaire
Entry term(s): Psychiatry, Community
Psychiatry, Social
Social Psychiatry
Tree number(s): F04.096.544.215
H02.403.690.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003158
Scope note: Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Psychiatry (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 80; was PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1973-79
Online Note: use COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY to search PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1971-79 (as Prov 1971-72)
History Note: 80; was PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1971-79 (Prov 1971-72)
DeCS ID: 3190
Unique ID: D003158
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Community Psychiatry - Preferred
Concept UI M0004903
Scope note Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
Preferred term Community Psychiatry
Entry term(s) Psychiatry, Community
Social Psychiatry - Broader
Concept UI M0004904
Preferred term Social Psychiatry
Entry term(s) Psychiatry, Social



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