Descriptor in English: Hope
Descriptor in Spanish: Esperanza
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esperança
Descriptor in French: Espoir
Entry term(s): Hopefulness
Tree number(s): F01.470.572
Scope note: Belief in a positive outcome.
Annotation: use only in the context of a mental process (for example, hope as a motivation for recovery, but not hope for increased research funding)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 2014
DeCS UI: 55381
Descriptor UI: D065026
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Hope - Preferred
Concept UI M0585726
Scope note Belief in a positive outcome.
Preferred term Hope
Entry term(s) Hopes
Hopefulness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0585727
Scope note Feeling of optimism or expectation for a desired outcome.
Preferred term Hopefulness

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