ROLE-ENACTMENT THEORY

Interpersonal psychiatric description of hypnosis wherein the individual under hypnosis carries out a role designated by the hypnotist and then reacts in keeping with this role during the length of the hypnotic situation. See also: assumed role.

ROLE-ENACTMENT THEORY: "The role-enactment theory was widely employed at parties, much to the amusement of the guests."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROLE-ENACTMENT THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/role-enactment-theory/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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