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Descriptor English: Personal Autonomy
Descriptor Spanish: Autonomía Personal
Descriptor autonomía personal
Entry term(s) autodeterminación
independencia personal
Scope note: Libertad individual y especialmente independencia moral. Un principio ético sostiene que la independencia de las personas debe ser respetada. (Traducción libre del original: Bioethics Thesaurus)
Descriptor Portuguese: Autonomia Pessoal
Descriptor French: Autonomie personnelle
Entry term(s): Autonomy, Personal
Free Will
Self Determination
Tree number(s): F02.600
I01.880.604.473.380.500
K01.752.566.479.830.650
N03.706.437.380.500
N05.350.958.650
SP9.242.315.827.133
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026684
Scope note: Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Previous Indexing: Freedom (1974-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for SELF DETERMINATION see FREEDOM 1990-2001
History Note: 2002; for SELF DETERMINATION use FREEDOM 1990-2001
Related: Paternalism MeSH
Professional Autonomy MeSH
Self Concept MeSH
DeCS ID: 36316
Unique ID: D026684
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Personal Autonomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0008830
Scope note Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Preferred term Personal Autonomy
Entry term(s) Autonomy, Personal
Self Determination - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008829
Preferred term Self Determination
Free Will - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0391023
Preferred term Free Will



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