REFERRAL

Sending a subject to another physician or organization to allow for management of specific problems. Also refers to the subject being referred.

REFERRAL: "The psychiatrist gave the patient a referral to a mental health facility."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REFERRAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/referral/ (accessed May 21, 2018).
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