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Anomie

A state of social disorganization and demoralization in society which is largely the result of disharmony between cultural goals and the means for attaining them. This may be reflected in the behavior of the individual in many ways - non-conformity, social withdrawal, deviant behavior, etc.

Year introduced: 1971

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    Tree Number(s): F01.145.813.093, I01.880.853.450.283

    MeSH Unique ID: D000850

    Entry Terms:

    • Anomies
    • Social Disorganization
    • Disorganization, Social
    • Disorganizations, Social
    • Social Disorganizations

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