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Descriptor English: Motivation
Descriptor Spanish: Motivación
Descriptor Portuguese: Motivação
Descriptor French: Motivation
Entry term(s): Disincentive
Disincentives
Expectation
Expectations
Incentive
Incentives
Motivations
Tree number(s): F01.658
F01.752.543.500.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009042
Scope note: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.
Annotation: human & animal
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Cognitive Dissonance MeSH
Intention MeSH
Libido MeSH
DeCS ID: 9234
Unique ID: D009042
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/27
Motivation - Preferred
Concept UI M0014109
Scope note Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.
Preferred term Motivation
Entry term(s) Motivations
Disincentives - Narrower
Concept UI M0014107
Preferred term Disincentives
Entry term(s) Disincentive
Expectations - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000640712
Preferred term Expectations
Entry term(s) Expectation
Incentives - Narrower
Concept UI M0014108
Preferred term Incentives
Entry term(s) Incentive



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