Descriptor English: Heroin Dependence
Descriptor Spanish: Dependencia de Heroína
Descriptor dependencia de heroína
Entry term(s) abuso de heroína
adicción a la heroína
uso de heroína
uso indebido de heroína
usos de heroína
Scope note: Fuerte dependencia o adicción, tanto fisiológica como emocional, de la HEROÍNA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Dependência de Heroína
Descriptor French: Dépendance à l'héroïne
Entry term(s): Abuse, Heroin
Addiction, Heroin
Dependence, Heroin
Heroin Abuse
Heroin Addiction
Heroin Smoking
Heroin Smokings
Smoking, Heroin
Tree number(s): C25.775.643.500.400
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Strong dependence or addiction, both physiological and emotional, upon HEROIN.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
Previous Indexing: Diacetylmorphine (1966-1972)
Morphine Dependence (1966-1972)
Substance Dependence (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 81; was HEROIN ADDICTION 1974-80
Online Note: use HEROIN DEPENDENCE to search HEROIN ADDICTION 1973-80 (as Prov 1973)
History Note: 81; was HEROIN ADDICTION 1973-80 (Prov 1973)
Related: Smoking, Non-Tobacco Products MeSH
DeCS ID: 6715
Unique ID: D006556
NLM Classification: WM 288
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Heroin Dependence - Preferred
Concept UI M0010272
Scope note Strong dependence or addiction, both physiological and emotional, upon HEROIN.
Preferred term Heroin Dependence
Entry term(s) Addiction, Heroin
Dependence, Heroin
Heroin Addiction
Heroin Abuse - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000643119
Preferred term Heroin Abuse
Entry term(s) Abuse, Heroin
Heroin Smoking - Narrower
Concept UI M000627128
Preferred term Heroin Smoking
Entry term(s) Heroin Smokings
Smoking, Heroin

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