RELAXATION

State of being relaxed. Refreshment of mind and body. Reduction in intensity of tension or vigor. Musculature returning to an inactive state after contraction.

RECEIVING HOSPITAL

The facility specially equipped and staffed to accept new patients requiring initial diagnosis or treatment.

REPRESENTATIONAL SKILLS

Mental skills associated with comprehending surroundings in terms of mental representations.

RESPONSE RATE

Measure of the amount of responses which take place during a particular time period. Also known as: response frequency.

RISK ASSESSMENT

Determination of potential threat which could be posed by an individual upon their release from custody wherein the individual has been held because of...

RESPONDENT BEHAVIOR

Eliciting a behavior through a particular stimulus which is consistent and predictable whenever the stimulus is presented. Also known as: eleicited behavior. See also:...

RISKY PREDICTION

Conjecture formulated using the foundation of a scientific hypothesis which has a strong chance of proving the hypothesis to be incorrect; any hypothesis which...

RECIPROCAL INHIBITION

The therapeutic technique that attempts to replace an undesired response with a more desirable one by counter conditioning. It requires the gradual substitution of...

RECURRING-PHASE THEORIES

Theory which asserts that definite, distinct motifs will always predominate in group settings and dynamics.

RESTORATION THERAPY

Therapeutic method whose aim is to reestablish both structure and function in any system which has been damaged or become deficient due to illness...

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