1. Clinical psychology. Reduction in psychic tension. 2. Neurophysiology. The firing or activity of a neuron. 3. Dismissing a patient from hospital or from a treatment or service. 4. Dismissing an employee.

DISCHARGE: "Joe went through discharge procedures from work."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISCHARGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/discharge/ (accessed September 17, 2021).