CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS

Severe acute or chronic illness that will result in death or a serious disability.

CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS: "His lung cancer was a catastrophic illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catastrophic-illness-2/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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