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Gift Giving

"Gift Giving" 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.

The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gift Giving" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gift Giving" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2015 and 2016
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