REGRESSION

The unconscious defense mechanism of reverting to immature behavior.When threatened with external problems or internal conflicts which they cannot cope with, some individuals return...

RELIGIOUS MANIA

Often accompanied by religious hallucinations, the state of extreme hyperactivity and fretfulness experienced by religious adherents.

REFRAMING

Developing a new conceptual or emotional outlook relating to situations experienced, and putting it into another frame which follows the facts or evidence equally...

ROLE DIFFERENTIATION

In communities or various other social models, the steady rise in the quantity of tasks and decline in the range of those tasks which...

REASONING

Logical processes of an inductive or deductive nature used to draw a conclusion from fact or premise. 2. The sequential set of arguments used...

REALISTIC THINKING

Realistic thinking is encapsulated thinking processes grounded in an honest appraisal of all relevant data and conditions in different situations. Realistic thought allows a...

RATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

An approach in psychology emphasizing philosophy, deductive reasoning and logic as insightful sources into the underlying principles of the mind.

REMEDIAL THERAPY

Process which assists an individual to increase function in a previously below-average skill. Also known as: remedial training.

ROLE PLAYING (Sociodrama)

A technique of human relations training and psychotherapy in which the individual acts out social roles of other people, or tries out new roles...

RELATIONAL RESEARCH

Ascertaining the potency of a relationship in relation to two or more variables.

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