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Social Identification MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Social Identification
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.813.708
Unique ID
D012933
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012933
Scope Note
The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Group Identification
Identification, Social
Professional Identification
Professional Identity Formation
Social Identity
Previous Indexing
Social Behavior (1969-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2021/12/02

No Qualifiers
Social Identification Preferred
Professional Identity Formation Broader
Professional Identification Broader
Group Identification Narrower
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