a systematic account of life events in an individuals life starting from their birth up until the present. In therapy, this is usually taken by therapists during a retrospective session.

LIFE HISTORY: "A life story maybe communicated to a physician who requires intricate knowledge about their patient before being able to effectively treat them."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIFE HISTORY," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed July 13, 2020).