REMISSION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Abatement of significant subsiding of disease symptoms. Time period during which symptoms of a disease subside or abate. See also: spontaneous remission. REMISSION: "The cancer patient experienced remission and was able to carry on with her life." Related Psychology Terms PROCESS-REACTIVE LYME DISEASE PRESSURE OF IDEAS PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER BRADYKINESIA SCHIZOPHRENIFORM DISORDER STUDENT'S DISEASE MANIC EPISODE ASYMPTOMATIC AS-IF PERSONALITY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REMISSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/remission/ (accessed January 16, 2019).