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role-play·ing

(rōl'plā'ing),
A psychotherapeutic method used in psychodrama to understand and treat emotional conflicts through the enactment or reenactment of stressful interpersonal events. See: psychodrama.

role-playing

(rōl′plā′ĭng)
n.
The acting out of a behavioral role or assumed character, as in therapy or education to expand awareness of differing points of view, or in certain games.

role-playing

Psychology The voluntary and conscious adoption of a particular role–eg, a child adopting role of parent under another person–eg, a phychotherapist; RP provides
1. Insight on how the person playing the role perceives other person(s) and.
2. A window through which the person playing the role may see the other person's vantage. See Psychodrama.

role-play·ing

(rōl'plā-ing)
A psychotherapeutic method used in psychodrama to understand and treat emotional conflicts through the enactment or reenactment of stressful interpersonal events.
See also: psychodrama

role-playing,

1. The acting out of a pattern of behaviour considered appropriate to one's social, educational or professional position or to one's current health status.
2. The adoption of a role foreign to one's normal situation.
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