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Descriptor English: Anomie
Descriptor Spanish: Anomia (Social)
Descriptor Portuguese: Anomia (Social)
Descriptor French: Anomie sociale
Entry term(s): Anomies
Disorganization, Social
Disorganizations, Social
Social Disorganization
Social Disorganizations
Tree number(s): F01.145.813.093
I01.880.853.450.283
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000850
Scope note: A state of social disorganization and demoralization in society which is largely the result of disharmony between cultural goals and the means for attaining them. This may be reflected in the behavior of the individual in many ways - non-conformity, social withdrawal, deviant behavior, etc.
Annotation: do not confuse with ANOMIA ("inability to name objects")
Previous Indexing: Social Behavior Disorders (1969-1970)
Social Problems (1968-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 71
History Note: 71
Related: Personality Disorders MeSH
Social Behavior Disorders MeSH
DeCS ID: 864
Unique ID: D000850
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/02
Anomie - Preferred
Concept UI M0001264
Scope note A state of social disorganization and demoralization in society which is largely the result of disharmony between cultural goals and the means for attaining them. This may be reflected in the behavior of the individual in many ways - non-conformity, social withdrawal, deviant behavior, etc.
Preferred term Anomie
Entry term(s) Anomies
Social Disorganization - Broader
Concept UI M0001265
Preferred term Social Disorganization
Entry term(s) Disorganization, Social
Disorganizations, Social
Social Disorganizations



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