What is SPONTANEOUS REMISSION?

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the reduction or disappearance of symptoms without any therapeutic intervention, which may be temporary or permanent. It most commonly refers to medical, rather than psychological conditions. See waiting -list phenomenon.

SPONTANEOUS REMISSION: "Spontaneous remission is the reduction or disappearance of symptoms without any therapeutic intervention, which may be temporary or permanent. It most commonly refers to medical, rather than psychological conditions."

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