REPARATION

A process of making amends for a wrong; expiation.

REPORTABILITY

Psychological events which have a high enough quality to be reported by the subject experiencing them. Standard measure of the behavioral index of...

REPRESSION PROPER

Called afterexpulsion by Sigmund Freud, a type of repression in which experiences or wishes that have been in the conscious mind are made unconscious....

RES EXTENSA

From Latin and often translated "as".

RESIDUAL

In psychology, the aftereffect of an experience which may influence the latent behavior of the subject. Any part which remains after some activity uses...

RESOURCE AWARENESS

Comprehension by a professional (therapist, counselor, etc.) of the services available to assist a patient within the community.

RESPONSE AMPLITUDE

A measure of the degree of a response, particularly within a conditioning framework.

RESPONSE SET

Inclination to provide answers to queries in a methodical way, regardless of the content of the question. See also: response style.

RESTITUTION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTION

Achieving normal psychological or cognitive functioning following decline due to a brain injury. See also: recovery of function.

RETENTION CURVE

Chart which represents an individual's recollection of information during a period of time. Also known as: memory curve. See also: curve of retention.

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