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Descriptor English: Spirit Possession
Descriptor Spanish: Posesión Espiritual
Descriptor Portuguese: Possessão Espiritual
Descriptor French: Possession (anthropologie)
Entry term(s): Demon Possession
Demon Possessions
Demonic Possession
Demonic Possessions
Possession, Demon
Possession, Demonic
Possession, Spirit
Possessions, Demon
Possessions, Demonic
Possessions, Spirit
Spirit Possessions
Tree number(s): K01.844.619.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067496
Scope note: The idea that abnormal behavior or a medical condition is evidence that a person is under the control of a supernatural power or spirit. This belief was most commonly held in religion and medicine of the medieval period and is also held in many tribal cultures today.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
Related: Parapsychology MeSH
Superstitions MeSH
DeCS ID: 56184
Unique ID: D000067496
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2015/05/22
Spirit Possession - Preferred
Concept UI M000599848
Scope note The idea that abnormal behavior or a medical condition is evidence that a person is under the control of a supernatural power or spirit. This belief was most commonly held in religion and medicine of the medieval period and is also held in many tribal cultures today.
Preferred term Spirit Possession
Entry term(s) Demon Possession
Demon Possessions
Demonic Possession
Demonic Possessions
Possession, Demon
Possession, Demonic
Possession, Spirit
Possessions, Demon
Possessions, Demonic
Possessions, Spirit
Spirit Possessions



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