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 well, changing its whole definition. Reconstruction of a subject's experiential view to impart a more positive view of it. Method for changing self-defeating thought processes by consciously inserting more positive ones.

REFRAMING: "Reframing a painful experience can assist a subject in finding positive connotations to that experience."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REFRAMING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reframing/ (accessed November 11, 2019).
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