recidivation


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recidivation

noun
A slipping from a higher or better condition to a lower or poorer one:
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Although endometriosis is a benign disease, it bears many features similar to malignant disease, such as infiltration, migration, and recidivation [18, 21].
Eighty patients diagnosed with schizophrenia by the ICD- l 0, with disease recidivation, who were hospitalized in a psychiatric service in the city of Goiania participated in the study.
In this study, a history of prior offenses was used as a proxy for likelihood of recidivation, and the authors found that this factor was less important in determining punishment severity than offense seriousness.