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Descriptor English: Optimism
Descriptor Spanish: Optimismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Otimismo
Descriptor French: Optimisme
Entry term(s): Attitude, Positive
Positive Attitude
Positive Thinking
Tree number(s): F01.100.787
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067656
Scope note: Mental attitude that interprets life events as generally being positive.
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
DeCS ID: 56069
Unique ID: D000067656
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Optimism - Preferred
Concept UI M000600545
Scope note Mental attitude that interprets life events as generally being positive.
Preferred term Optimism
Positive Thinking - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000614464
Preferred term Positive Thinking
Positive Attitude - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733042
Preferred term Positive Attitude
Entry term(s) Attitude, Positive



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