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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.


noun adjustment, alteration, development, improvement, instauration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, reindoctrination, reinstatement, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation
Associated concepts: company rehabilitation
See also: change, correction, improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy, rendition, renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation
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Attention training in the cognitive rehabilitation of schizophrenic patients: A review of efficacy studies.
However, the chapters focusing on external aids in cognitive rehabilitation, assessment and management of unawareness, and communications issues were quite applicable and useful.
The book begins with some basic issues related to cognitive rehabilitation, including its history, theory and practice of cognitive remediation, and needed research.
Cognitive rehabilitation focused on sustained attention tasks should prove to be a valuable step in vocational rehabilitation.
Writing specifically for speech-language pathologists, Ostergren focuses on cognitive rehabilitation therapy for adults who have suffered traumatic brain injury, but does not suggest that this is the sole area of rehabilitation for such people.
8805;55 years old) can and do benefit from cognitive rehabilitation, particularly if the brain injury is due to stroke.
Cognitive rehabilitation programs must be designed with specific goals to improve empathic abilities.
In addition, Thriving Brain Foundation will provide families with scholarships to help pay for private assessments, learning programs and alternative therapies to assist with cognitive rehabilitation and improved learning abilities.
Brain Injury: A case study done by Samuel (2008) on Cognitive Rehabilitation for Reversible and Progressive Brain Injury of a patient, who was 39 old and working in a multinational company as manager.
The show, being screened at 8pm tonight on BBC2, will highlight the Goal-orientated Cognitive Rehabilitation in Early-stage Alzheimer's and Related Dementias trial (GREAT).
The aim of this study is to assess whether combined use of computer-based cognitive rehabilitation and RHEP in V SN patients as a result of a right-hemisphere stroke is more effective than computer-based cognitive rehabilitation alone.
Recent evidence for neuroplasticity after cognitive rehabilitation supports the remediation approach to treatment after TBI.

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