TARGET PATIENT

a person in group therapy who is the focus of discussion. The person is targetted to be a focus of attention while doing therapy is a target patient.

TARGET PATIENT: "Joe was the target patient in his group therapy session."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TARGET PATIENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/target-patient/ (accessed January 17, 2020).
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