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Anomie MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anomie
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.813.093
I01.880.853.450.283
Unique ID
D000850
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000850
Annotation
do not confuse with ANOMIA ("inability to name objects")
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.
Entry Term(s)
Social Disorganization
Previous Indexing
Social Behavior Disorders (1969-1970)
Social Problems (1968-1970)
See Also
Personality Disorders
Social Behavior Disorders
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/07/02

No Qualifiers
Anomie Preferred
Social Disorganization Broader
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