REMISSION By N., Sam M.S. - 15 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 ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Dissociative Identity Disorder LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REMISSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/remission/ (accessed January 18, 2022).