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Descriptor in English: Sexology
Descriptor in Spanish: Sexología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sexologia
Descriptor in French: Sexologie
Tree number(s): F04.096.837
Scope note: This discipline concerns the study of SEXUALITY, and the application of sexual knowledge such as sexual attitudes, psychology, and SEXUAL BEHAVIOR. Scope of application generally includes educational (SEX EDUCATION), clinical (SEX COUNSELING), and other settings.
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
History Note: 2004; use SEX 1991-2003
DeCS UI: 38361
Descriptor UI: D044347
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Sexology - Preferred
Concept UI M0019713
Scope note This discipline concerns the study of SEXUALITY, and the application of sexual knowledge such as sexual attitudes, psychology, and SEXUAL BEHAVIOR. Scope of application generally includes educational (SEX EDUCATION), clinical (SEX COUNSELING), and other settings.
Preferred term Sexology



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