Mirroring

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Alternative medicine See Psychodrama
Informatics A type of information system back-up in which every ‘transaction’ is recorded on identical primary system files, where the two hard disks are synchronized
Psychiatry
(1) The empathic responsiveness of the parent to a developing child's grandiose-exhibitionistic needs
(2) A technique in psychodrama in which another person in the group plays the role of the patient, who watches the enactment as if gazing into a mirror; the 1st person may exaggerate one or more aspects of the patient's behaviour; after the portrayal, the patient is usually encouraged to comment on what he/she has observed