A situation in which a person or group repeats a cycle of behaviors or experiences, usually with unsuccessful or undesirable results.

While many states have some form of assisted treatment on the books, the challenge remains in getting them to utilize what is at their disposal rather than tolerating the revolving-door syndrome of hospital admissions, readmissions, abandonment to the streets and incarceration that engulfs those not receiving treatment.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'revolving door syndrome':

revolving door syndromeA situation in which employee turnover in an organization is inordinately high.
revolving door syndromeA situation in which an individual changes employers, perhaps more than once, switching between employment with the government or with an organization having oversight authority and employment with an organization regulated by or overseen by the other employer.
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