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Descriptor English: Crime
Descriptor Spanish: Crimen
Descriptor Portuguese: Crime
Descriptor French: Crime
Entry term(s): Crimes
Kidnapping
Kidnappings
Tree number(s): I01.198.240
I01.880.735.191
SP3.001.005.030.060.010
SP8.473.981.797.842
SP9.120.080.010.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003415
Scope note: A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.
Annotation: specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Criminology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 3433
Unique ID: D003415
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Crime - Preferred
Concept UI M0005323
Scope note A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.
Preferred term Crime
Entry term(s) Crimes
Kidnapping - Narrower
Concept UI M0005324
Preferred term Kidnapping
Entry term(s) Kidnappings



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