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Unfortunately, there are times where we experience a “vicious cycle," whether it’s medical related, financial wise, or the greater environment in general. The origin of this phrase is related to a proof that the logicians of the 18th century mentioned:
A depends on B
B depends on C
C depends on A
Later, the phrase was often used in the medical field. It was being used to describe the condition of a patient where one symptom affects another and the condition of the person deteriorates. A general use of the term refers to any process or a situation in which a difficulty leads to another difficulty that leads to the original one. It is a process that returns to its starting point with no improvement.
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A vicious cycle (or circle) is a situation in which a difficulty leads to another difficulty that leads to the original one. It is a process that returns to its starting point with no improvement.
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