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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.

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Task Force on Cognitive Rehabilitation; European Federation of Neurological Societies.
Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: Effects on strategic behavior in relation to goal management.
Can frontal lobe functioning be modified by cognitive rehabilitation after stable malignant neoplasm?
In the context of a cognitive rehabilitation program, VR systems allow repetitive exercises to be presented in a motivating, engaging, and naturally reinforcing way.
Just what post-CABG cognitive rehabilitation might look like in the future is unclear, though recent advances in memory and attention training have been in the form of computerized games.
(14) Also, broad cognitive rehabilitation programmes are carried out and a suitable approach for young patients, such as outdoor cognitive remediation and combining cognitive remediation with physical exercise, is devised.
Auckland Professionals, Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy
They plan to approach legislators and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services about Medicare reimbursing cognitive rehabilitation services, just as it now pays for cardiac or orthopedic rehab.
As in physical therapy, cognitive rehabilitation is best accomplished through daily sessions over a long-term period of weeks and months.
9 in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers found that people who received cognitive rehabilitation felt their performance of daily activities improved.

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