REFLEX

Involuntary response, usually immutable within its circumstance. Reaction to stimuli, independent of conscious thought or effort.

REFRACTORY MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental disability or disease which fails to respond to treatment, remaining problematic to cure.

REGRESSION IN THE SERVICE OF THE EGO

A versatile avoidance of routine ego function in an effort to gain access to primitive elements (as in primary process), usually related to creative...

REHABILITATION MEDICINE

Medicine specializing in the growth of a subject to obtain their best physical, social, cognitive, educational, and psychological capacity, in line with their individual...

REINFORCEMENT THERAPY

Therapy founded on operant reconditioning and utilizing positive reinforcement to begin and advance behavioral modification. See also: reinforcement counseling.

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