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Descriptor English: Gambling
Descriptor Spanish: Juego de Azar
Descriptor juego de apuestas
Entry term(s) juego compulsivo
juegos de apuestas
juegos de azar
ludopatía
Scope note: Actividad que destaca principalmente por un elemento de riesgo que trata de alcanzar un objetivo, por ejemplo: un juego de azar para obtener dinero.
Descriptor Portuguese: Jogo de Azar
Descriptor French: Jeu de hasard
Entry term(s): Gambling, Pathologic
Gambling, Pathological
Gamblings
Gamblings, Pathological
Pathological Gambling
Pathological Gamblings
Tree number(s): F01.145.722.408
F03.250.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005715
Scope note: An activity distinguished primarily by an element of risk in trying to obtain a desired goal, e.g., playing a game of chance for money.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under RISK-TAKING 1979-90; was heading 1968-78
History Note: 91(79)68; was see under RISK-TAKING 1979-90; was heading 1968-78
DeCS ID: 5855
Unique ID: D005715
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Gambling - Preferred
Concept UI M0008967
Scope note An activity distinguished primarily by an element of risk in trying to obtain a desired goal, e.g., playing a game of chance for money.
Preferred term Gambling
Entry term(s) Gamblings
Gambling, Pathological - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008968
Preferred term Gambling, Pathological
Entry term(s) Gambling, Pathologic
Gamblings, Pathological
Pathological Gambling
Pathological Gamblings



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