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Descriptor English: Sexuality
Descriptor Spanish: Sexualidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Sexualidade
Descriptor French: Sexualité
Tree number(s): F01.145.802.975
G08.686.867
SP2.006.087.091.010
SP3.001.005.040.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019529
Scope note: The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
Annotation: human only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Sex Behavior (1974-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 1997; see SEX BEHAVIOR 1978-1996
History Note: 1997; use SEX BEHAVIOR 1978-1996
Related: Psychosexual Development MeSH
DeCS ID: 33139
Unique ID: D019529
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/13
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Sexuality - Preferred
Concept UI M0029015
Scope note The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
Preferred term Sexuality



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