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Descriptor English: Drive
Descriptor Spanish: Impulso (Psicología)
Descriptor Portuguese: Impulso (Psicologia)
Descriptor French: Pulsion
Entry term(s): Drives
Tree number(s): F01.658.293
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004328
Scope note: A state of internal activity of an organism that is a necessary condition before a given stimulus will elicit a class of responses; e.g., a certain level of hunger (drive) must be present before food will elicit an eating response.
Annotation: human & animal
Public MeSH Note: 69; was see under MOTIVATION 1963-68
History Note: 69(65); was see under MOTIVATION 1963-68
Related: Instinct MeSH
Motivation MeSH
DeCS ID: 4389
Unique ID: D004328
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/06/20
Drive - Preferred
Concept UI M0006806
Scope note A state of internal activity of an organism that is a necessary condition before a given stimulus will elicit a class of responses; e.g., a certain level of hunger (drive) must be present before food will elicit an eating response.
Preferred term Drive
Entry term(s) Drives



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