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Descriptor English: Sexology
Descriptor Spanish: Sexología
Descriptor Portuguese: Sexologia
Descriptor French: Sexologie
Tree number(s): F04.096.837
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044347
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
Previous Indexing: Sex Disorders (1966-2003)
Sex Education (1968-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see SEX 1991-2003
History Note: 2004; use SEX 1991-2003
Entry Version: SEXOL
DeCS ID: 38361
Unique ID: D044347
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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