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Descriptor English: Addiction Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina de las Adicciones
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina do Vício
Descriptor French: Médecine de l'addiction
Entry term(s): Addiction Psychiatry
Medicine, Addiction
Psychiatry, Addiction
Tree number(s): H02.403.007
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073316
Scope note: A medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR disorders, including SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS and IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS; and the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Substance-Related Disorders (1990-2017)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 57283
Unique ID: D000073316
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Addiction Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M000621239
Scope note A medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR disorders, including SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS and IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS; and the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions
Preferred term Addiction Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Addiction
Addiction Psychiatry - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000621825
Preferred term Addiction Psychiatry
Entry term(s) Psychiatry, Addiction



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