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Related to reality therapy: Rational Emotive Therapy
reality therapyA people-friendly and people-centred format of psychotherapy in which the patient is taught to deal with the present, address unmet social needs and transition from failed behaviours to developing satisfying interpersonal relationships .
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A psychiatric treatment based on the concept that some patients deny the reality of the world around them. Therapy is directed to assist patients in recognizing and accepting the present, instead of dwelling on the past. Patients undergoing reality therapy are helped to cope with present demands, limit distortions, and anticipate future needs.
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