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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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The book begins with some basic issues related to cognitive rehabilitation, including its history, theory and practice of cognitive remediation, and needed research.
A form of therapy called cognitive rehabilitation is being used to teach people with schizophrenia how to safely communicate their needs and show that they understand the needs of others.
The Mild Brain Injury Program at the Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, Washington, provides cognitive remediation, psychosocial counseling, and vocational rehabilitation services to assist individuals with mild brain injuries in their reintegration into the community.
Lyons, a former cognitive rehabilitation therapist who has worked with a variety of disabilities at Genesis Rehabilitation Hospital and Centers, came up with the "mentoring" idea.
Activities in a cognitive rehabilitation program may be designed to approximate such requirements (Long, Gouvier & Cole, 1984).
Magee Rehabilitation is the Philadelphia region's original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation and is a leader in geriatric rehabilitation.
cognitive rehabilitation, teaching client the necessary ADL skills, assisting client in the transition to a semi-independent or independent living environment, providing client with work adjustment training, and if needed, with job placement, supported employment, and follow-up services).
4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While TRICARE continues its practice of not reimbursing policy holders suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) for the cost of cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CRT), The American Legion is calling upon the military's health-insurance provider to reverse its stand.
The Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation, 11(6), 8-14.
Neurocognitive testing may help to identify particular areas of dysfunction that would be amenable to some kind of cognitive rehabilitation.
Cognitive rehabilitation has been in use for years for treating cognitive disorders that are due to head trauma, stroke, and operated central nervous system tumors (10).

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