FOLLOW-UP STUDY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to see how long a changed condition may last. FOLLOW-UP STUDY: "Joe had a follow up study 12 months after being released from mental hospital for treatment for anxiety." Related Psychology Terms FOCAL PSYCHOTHERAPY BERKELEY GROWTH STUDY FATIGUE STUDIES LONGITUDINAL DESIGN PRIMARY MEMORY (PM) RAPID CYCLING SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF THERAPY SEVEN PLUS OR MINUS TWO BASE RATE FIELD RESEARCH Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FOLLOW-UP STUDY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/follow-up-study/ (accessed January 20, 2019).