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."
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