reframing


Also found in: Dictionary.

reframing

[rēfrā′ming]
changing the conceptual and/or emotional viewpoint in relation to which a situation is experienced and placing it in a different frame that fits the "facts" of a concrete situation equally well, thereby changing its entire meaning.

reframing

a technique for altering negative or self-defeating thought patterns by deliberately replacing them with positive, constructive self-talk. For example, athletes might reframe negative self-talk following failure in a competition by telling themselves that it was a useful learning experience. Frequently included in mental training programmes. Also known as cognitive restructuring.

reframing (rē·frāˑ·ming),

n the revisiting and reconstruction of a patient's view of an experience to imbue it with a different usually more positive meaning in the patient's mind.
References in periodicals archive ?
When looking for radical innovations, 'jobs-to-be-done' is a particularly powerful concept in reframing the problem to be solved.
The essential "power for reframing your life" is having faith in the scriptwriter -- God.
As a first step in our reframing initiative, FrameWorks undertook a series of studies to gain a comprehensive understanding of how the public currently views human services.
By reframing our perspective of what IT should look like based on past experience and thinking of ourselves as IT leaders regardless of title.
The researchers have found no evidence that positive reframing helps participants with low self-esteem.
Twenty-five contributions begin with discussion of reframing, including the European perspective, the Danish perspective, and the question, "Do we still need a Renaissance?
Examinations of framing and reframing how we think about education provide the structure of this book.
Kapadia, who is set to take over as the Chief Justice of India ( CJI) next month, advocated the reframing of welfare rights of the poor on Saturday.
The interventions evidence provides much of the warrant for the authors' proposed reframing of family involvement: Continuous, cross-context family involvement is necessary to meet the goal of educational equity.
The meeting also discussed action plan of the local team which will take part in the reframing implementation process .
Small houses achieve deinstitutionalization by reframing the philosophical view of the person, changing the architecture, and reengineering the design of the organization.
Interestingly, although the authors felt that all components of the intervention were important to its success, they noted that, in their opinion, the most critical factor was the 'consistent delivery of positive reframing messages that helped women to think differently about their future with HIV' (p.