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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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Jayasooriya discharges her medical practice here in the Las Vegas cancer rehabilitation facility, and extended a helping hand to her motherland - Sri Lanka.
Cognitive dysfunction and subjective complaints of cancer patients: A cross sectional study in a cancer rehabilitation center.
Going on the Passport to Breast Cancer Rehabilitation course helped normalise things which seemed abnormal, like shopping for a wig or dealing with chemotherapy.
1: International Cancer Rehabilitation Conference; Survivorship; Vancouver; www.
Her conviction that she could provide information on cancer rehabilitation and give emotional support to her customers, convinced her that she should set up a sharing group for breast cancer patients.
Furthermore, the regimens were well tolerated and diligently adhered to by the survivors, making a strong case for even low levels of aerobic exercise as a valuable component of the cancer rehabilitation process.
Since few people survived cancer in the past, cancer rehabilitation is a fairly new field.
Among the measures used were the Short Form Health Survey which includes items on emotional well-being and social functioning, the marital interaction scale from the Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System Short Form, and the International Index of Erectile Function.
Most cancer rehabilitation programs offer only physical therapy aimed at specific problems such as those caused by amputations.
This research was supported by John Scripps Research Grant, Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation Center, Indianapolis, Indiana; W.
STAR Program Certification uniquely qualifies facilities like Spectrum Health Regional Cancer Center to offer premium cancer rehabilitation and survivorship services to people who suffer from debilitating side effects caused by treatments.

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