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Descriptor English: Theory of Mind
Descriptor Spanish: Teoría de la Mente
Descriptor teoría de la mente
Scope note: Capacidad para atribuir estados mentales (por ejemplo: creencias, deseos, sentimientos, intenciones, pensamientos, etc.) a sí mismos y a los demás, lo que permite al individuo comprender e inferir el comportamiento sobre la base de estados mentales. Las diferencias o deficiencias en la teoría de la mente están asociadas con el SÍNDROME DE ASPERGER, AUTISMO, ESQUIZOFRENIA, etc.
Descriptor Portuguese: Teoria da Mente
Descriptor French: Théorie de l'esprit
Tree number(s): F02.463.689
F02.739.897
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056345
Scope note: The ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs, desires, feelings, intentions, thoughts, etc.) to self and to others, allowing an individual to understand and infer behavior on the basis of the mental states. Difference or deficit in theory of mind is associated with ASPERGER SYNDROME; AUTISTIC DISORDER; and SCHIZOPHRENIA, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Interpersonal Relations (1988-2009)
Mental Processes (1989-2009)
Personal Construct Theory (2003-2009)
Psychological Theory (1975-2009)
Schizophrenic Psychology (1992-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53745
Unique ID: D056345
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Theory of Mind - Preferred
Concept UI M0526999
Scope note The ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs, desires, feelings, intentions, thoughts, etc.) to self and to others, allowing an individual to understand and infer behavior on the basis of the mental states. Difference or deficit in theory of mind is associated with ASPERGER SYNDROME; AUTISTIC DISORDER; and SCHIZOPHRENIA, etc.
Preferred term Theory of Mind



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