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Conflict of Interest MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Conflict of Interest
Tree Number(s)
K01.752.566.479.095
N05.350.225
Unique ID
D016265
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016265
Scope Note
A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.
Previous Indexing
Conflict (Psychology) (1966-1990)
Ethics (1966-1990)
See Also
Professional Misconduct
Public MeSH Note
1991
History Note
1991
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/25
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Conflict of Interest Preferred
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