REHABILITATION

Restoration of good health, condition, independence, or capacity following a trauma, mental defect, or impairment. Helping a subject regain skills or abilities lost due to injury or illness by providing necessary resources. Treatment which aims to help a subject control a self-destructive behavior, such as drug or alcohol dependence.

REHABILITATION: "Rehabilitation is necessary following a prolonged term of convalescence."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REHABILITATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rehabilitation/ (accessed April 27, 2018).
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