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Suicide, Assisted MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Suicide, Assisted
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.905.850
F01.145.126.980.875.300
I01.880.735.856.300
N02.421.585.905.850
Unique ID
D017236
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017236
Scope Note
Provision (by a physician or other health professional, or by a family member or friend) of support and/or means that gives a patient the power to terminate his or her own life. (from APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed).
Entry Term(s)
Assisted Suicide
Death, Assisted
Medically Assisted Suicide
Medically Assisted Suicides
Physician-Assisted Suicide
Suicide, Medically Assisted
Suicides, Medically Assisted
NLM Classification #
WB 65
Previous Indexing
Euthanasia (1976-1992)
Suicide (1976-1992)
See Also
Euthanasia
Euthanasia, Active
Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Suicide, Assisted Preferred
Physician-Assisted Suicide Narrower
Medically Assisted Suicide Narrower
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