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Existentialism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Existentialism
Tree Number(s)
F02.739.418
K01.752.304
Unique ID
D005086
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005086
Scope Note
Philosophy based on the analysis of the individual's existence in the world which holds that human existence cannot be completely described in scientific terms. Existentialism also stresses the freedom and responsibility of the individual as well as the uniqueness of religious and ethical experiences and the analysis of subjective phenomena such as anxiety, guilt, and suffering. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Existential Psychology
Psychology, Existential
Online Note
use EXISTENTIALISM to search EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY 1974-78
History Note
EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY was see under EXISTENTIALISM 1974-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/13
Existentialism Preferred
Existential Psychology Narrower
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