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Descriptor English: Criminal Psychology
Descriptor Spanish: Psicología Criminal
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicologia Criminal
Descriptor French: Psychologie criminelle
Entry term(s): Psychology, Criminal
Tree number(s): F02.784.240
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003417
Scope note: The branch of psychology which investigates the psychology of crime with particular reference to the personality factors of the criminal.
Annotation: as SPEC, SPEC qualif; as psychol of the criminal mind, no qualif; consider also PRISONERS /psychol
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
Entry Version: CRIMINAL PSYCHOL
DeCS ID: 3435
Unique ID: D003417
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Criminal Psychology - Preferred
Concept UI M0005327
Scope note The branch of psychology which investigates the psychology of crime with particular reference to the personality factors of the criminal.
Preferred term Criminal Psychology
Entry term(s) Psychology, Criminal



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