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Descriptor English: Geriatric Psychiatry
Descriptor Spanish: Psiquiatría Geriátrica
Descriptor Portuguese: Psiquiatria Geriátrica
Descriptor French: Gérontopsychiatrie
Entry term(s): Psychiatry, Geriatric
Psychogeriatrics
Tree number(s): F04.096.544.380
H02.403.690.260
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005852
Scope note: A subspecialty of psychiatry concerned with the mental health of the aged.
Annotation: specialty, not for mental disorders in the aged ( = MENTAL DISORDERS and AGED check tag)
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: Psychiatry (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 5992
Unique ID: D005852
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Geriatric Psychiatry - Preferred
Concept UI M0009196
Scope note A subspecialty of psychiatry concerned with the mental health of the aged.
Preferred term Geriatric Psychiatry
Entry term(s) Psychiatry, Geriatric
Psychogeriatrics



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