RELAPSE PREVENTION By N., Sam M.S. - 12 Treatments employed following the successful cure for any condition or disease to lessen the chance of a relapse. See also: tertiary prevention. RELAPSE PREVENTION: "She underwent additional treatments for relapse prevention." Related Psychology Terms ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY MESMER, FRANZ ANTON (1734- 1815) TERTIARY PREVENTION MEYER, ADOLF (1866-1950) SECONDARY PREVENTION Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Legality and Ethics for Case Management Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RELAPSE PREVENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relapse-prevention/ (accessed August 13, 2022).