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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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Effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury: A meta-analytic re-examination of Cicerone et al.
The aim of this study was to analyze whether the combined administration of computerized cognitive rehabilitation and RHEP in participants with VSN as a result of a right hemispheric stroke was more effective than computerized cognitive rehabilitation applied in isolation.
Cognitive rehabilitation for military personnel with mild traumatic brain injury and chronic post-concussional disorder: Results of April 2009 consensus conference.
Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for people with early-stage Alzheimer disease: a single-blind randomized controlled trial of clinical efficacy," American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol.
Taking the above into account, the aim of the present work was to analyze the techniques and specific effects on negative symptoms of CBT principles for patients with schizophrenia (psychoeducation, social skills training, cognitive rehabilitation, CBT for positive symptoms, and CBT-R).
The program consisted of the following activities for patients: cognitive rehabilitation, computer assisted cognitive training, speech therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, physical training, physical therapy, and cognitive stimulation with reading and logic games.
Experience related to cognitive rehabilitation for MS patients in Turkey is quite limited.
This should be untangled in two non-excluding ways: researching how to adapt or develop therapies to help cognitively impaired alcoholic patients to control their drinking and also looking for the best cognitive rehabilitation strategies for them (which, in turn, would be expected to impact on treatment outcomes).
Descriptors: Brain injuries, Cognitive rehabilitation, Problem solving, Telerehabilitation.
Cognitive rehabilitation for executive dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease: Application and current directions.
The final section presents more recent papers regarding theoretical frameworks for compensation in organic memory impairment, cognitive rehabilitation, and decision-making at the clinical level.
However, there has been scant research on cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with mild to moderate TBI.

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