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Community Psychiatry MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Community Psychiatry
Tree Number(s)
F04.096.544.215
H02.403.690.150
Unique ID
D003158
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003158
Scope Note
Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
Entry Term(s)
Psychiatry, Community
Social Psychiatry
Previous Indexing
Psychiatry (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
80; was PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1973-79
Online Note
use COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY to search PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1971-79 (as Prov 1971-72)
History Note
80; was PSYCHIATRY, COMMUNITY 1971-79 (Prov 1971-72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Community Psychiatry Preferred
Social Psychiatry Broader
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