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Descriptor English: Loneliness
Descriptor Spanish: Soledad
Descriptor Portuguese: Solidão
Descriptor French: Solitude
Entry term(s): Homesickness
Tree number(s): F01.470.713
I01.880.853.748.435
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008132
Scope note: The state of feeling sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or being separated from others.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: PX psychology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SOCIAL ISOLATION 1973-90; for HOMESICKNESS see ANXIETY, SEPARATION 1975-97; see EMOTIONS 1963-74
History Note: 91(73); see SOCIAL ISOLATION 1973-90; HOMESICKNESS see ANXIETY, SEPARATION 1975-78; see EMOTIONS 1963-74
DeCS ID: 8308
Unique ID: D008132
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1998/06/10
Loneliness - Preferred
Concept UI M0012682
Scope note The state of feeling sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or being separated from others.
Preferred term Loneliness
Homesickness - Narrower
Concept UI M0012681
Preferred term Homesickness



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