CASE-HISTORY

case history

noun
all the relevant information or material gathered about an individual, family, group, etc., and arranged so as to serve as an organized record and have analytic value for a social worker, student, or the like: used especially in social work, sociology, psychiatry, and medicine.

Origin:
1910–15

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case history
 
n
a record of a person's background, medical history, etc, esp one used for determining medical treatment

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case history n.
A detailed account of the facts affecting the development or condition of a person or group under treatment or study, especially in medicine, psychiatry, or psychology.

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