RELAPSE

The recurrence of a disease or disorder following an apparent cure or improvement of said condition.

RELAPSE: "The cancer patient suffered a relapse."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RELAPSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relapse/ (accessed October 22, 2018).
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