CATAMNESIS

n. the medical history accumulated by a patient after being discharged from treatment. Therefore, this includes the follow-up history obtained from one or several more visits covering the onset of the disease to the end of the observation period.

CATAMNESIS: "Catamnesis assures that there is continuity in recovery long after the initial examination or the discharge from treatment has already been done."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATAMNESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catamnesis/ (accessed January 23, 2021).
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