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Category F - Psychiatry and Psychology

Subheadings

Terms in category F tend to be IM. A limited number of subheadings are permitted with the MeSH terms in Categories F1, F2.

Categories F1 and F2
/classification /physiology
/drug effects /radiation effects
/ethics

 

Category F3
/blood /epidemiology /parasitology
/cerebrospinal fluid /ethnology /pathology
/chemically induced /etiology /physiopathology
/classification /genetics /prevention & control
/complications /history /psychology
/diagnosis /immunology /rehabilitation
/diagnostic imaging /metabolism /surgery
/diet therapy /microbiology /therapy
/drug therapy /mortality /urine
/economics /nursing /virology
/enzymology

 

Category F4
/classification /legislation & jurisprudence
/economics /methods
/education /organization & administration
/ethics* /standards
/history /statistics & numerical data
/instrumentation /trends

 

* although subheading /ethics is allowed with some category F MeSH terms, use it with caution.

Not every subheading above is allowed for every term in Category F. Check the Allowable qualifiers information in the terms MeSH entry.

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Last Reviewed: March 7, 2019