RESTRAINT

Capacity to impede harmful or objectionable behaviors. Applying discipline measures to arrest violence in patients seeking to harm themselves or others.

RESTRAINT: "She showed restraint in the courtroom."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RESTRAINT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/restraint/ (accessed August 17, 2019).
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