FOLLOW-UP STUDY By N., Sam M.S. - 42 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 Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY DAY HOSPITAL (Day Care Program) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) CHILD PSYCHIATRY Diagnosis and Treatment Planning REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOLLOW-UP STUDY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/follow-up-study/ (accessed June 29, 2022).