reframing


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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.
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