REFRACTORY MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental disability or disease which fails to respond to treatment, remaining problematic to cure.

REFRACTORY MENTAL ILLNESS: "Schizophrenia is a refractory mental illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REFRACTORY MENTAL ILLNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/refractory-mental-illness/ (accessed January 30, 2020).
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