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Cognitive Dissonance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cognitive Dissonance
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.188.305
Unique ID
D003073
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003073
Scope Note
Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.
Previous Indexing
Cognition (1966-1968)
Motivation (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
69
History Note
69
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1989/04/28

No Qualifiers
Cognitive Dissonance Preferred
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