Non-adherence



[ad-heer-uh ns, -her-] /ædˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-/

noun
1.
the quality of ; steady devotion, support, allegiance, or attachment:
adherence to a party; rigid adherence to rules.
2.
the act or state of ; .
n.

mid-15c., “attachment to a person, support,” from Middle French adhérence, from Latin adhaerentia, noun of action from adhaerentem (nominative adhaerens), present participle of adhaerare (see adherent).

adherence ad·her·ence (ād-hǐr’əns, -hěr’-)
n.
The extent to which the patient continues the agreed-upon mode of treatment under limited supervision when faced with conflicting demands, as distinguished from compliance or maintenance.

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