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Descriptor English: Recreation Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia Recreativa
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia Recreacional
Descriptor French: Thérapie par le loisir
Entry term(s): Recreation Therapies
Recreational Therapies
Recreational Therapy
Therapies, Recreation
Therapies, Recreational
Therapy, Recreation
Therapy, Recreational
Tree number(s): E02.760.169.063.500.580
E02.831.580
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057173
Scope note: The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Recreation (1963-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53696
Unique ID: D057173
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Recreation Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0534982
Scope note The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.
Preferred term Recreation Therapy
Entry term(s) Recreation Therapies
Recreational Therapies
Recreational Therapy
Therapies, Recreation
Therapies, Recreational
Therapy, Recreation
Therapy, Recreational



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