"Social Desirability" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A personality trait rendering the individual acceptable in social or interpersonal relations. It is related to social acceptance, social approval, popularity, social status, leadership qualities, or any quality making him a socially desirable companion.
- Social Desirability
- Desirabilities, Social
- Desirability, Social
- Social Desirabilities
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Social Desirability" by people in Profiles.
Social desirability, deceptive reporting, and awareness of problematic aggression in intermittent explosive disorder compared with non-aggressive healthy and psychiatric controls. Psychiatry Res. 2018 12; 270:20-25.
Cultural body shape ideals and eating disorder symptoms among White, Latina, and Black college women. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2010 Apr; 16(2):135-43.
'She's a professional like anyone else': social identity among Brazilian sex workers. Cult Health Sex. 2010 Apr; 12(3):293-306.
Are there sex differences in the predictive validity of DSM-IV ADHD among younger children? J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2007 Apr-Jun; 36(2):113-26.
Written emotional disclosure buffers the effects of social constraints on distress among cancer patients. Health Psychol. 2004 Nov; 23(6):555-63.
Social marginalization of overweight children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Aug; 157(8):746-52.
Sex differences in young children who meet criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2002 Dec; 31(4):453-64.
Death and human dignity. Linacre Q. 1994 Nov; 61(4):27-36.
Peer social status of children with anxiety disorders. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1988 Feb; 56(1):137-41.
Sociometric status of clinic-referred children with attention deficit disorders with and without hyperactivity. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 1987 Dec; 15(4):537-47.