COURSE By N., Sam M.S. - 117 noun. The period of time in which a disease, sickness, disorder, or remediation generally takes to reach completion. COURSE: "The prognosis changed throughout the course of Mariah's illness." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SENTENCE COMPLETION METHOD A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) ATTITUDE SCALES CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY KRAEPELIN, EMIL (1856-1926) PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "COURSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/course/ (accessed July 2, 2022).