PRCMORBID ADJUSTMENT

a gauge of the degree of an individual's operating prior to the onset of an acute psychological disorder. The gauge, as utilized in the Phillips rating scale of premorbid adaptation in schizophrenia, has been acknowledged to be of value in foretelling the path of schizophrenia.

PRCMORBID ADJUSTMENT: "The patient's premorbid adjustment is on par with others similar to his situation with the same diagnosis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRCMORBID ADJUSTMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prcmorbid-adjustment/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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