Relapse

Relapse is the reappearance of or increase in symptoms in a person with an illness or disease after a period of improvement.

Last Updated: August 28, 2008

Author: Jeannette Curtis & Paul Lehnert

Medical Review: Steven L. Schneider, MD - Family Medicine & Miklos Ferenc Losonczy, MD, PhD - Psychiatry & J. David Carroll, PhD - Psychology

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