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Spirit Possession MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spirit Possession
Tree Number(s)
K01.844.619.500
Unique ID
D000067496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067496
Scope Note
The idea that abnormal behavior or a medical condition is evidence that a person is under the control of a supernatural power or spirit. This belief was most commonly held in religion and medicine of the medieval period and is also held in many tribal cultures today.
Entry Term(s)
Demon Possession
Demonic Possession
See Also
Parapsychology
Superstitions
Public MeSH Note
2016
History Note
2016
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05

Allowable Qualifiers
Spirit Possession Preferred
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