severely debilitating illness

severely debilitating illness

Any condition in which there is major irreversible morbidity–eg, AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, blindness, diabetic nephropathy, neurologic degeneration, Parkinson's disease, terminal CA, etc. See Dread disease, Illness, Life-threatening illness.
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MDD is a severely debilitating illness characterized by sadness and an inability to cope.
Products approved under Health Canada's NOC/c policy are intended for the treatment, prevention or diagnosis of a serious, life-threatening or severely debilitating illness.

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