cognitive restructuring

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altering the structure of something.
cognitive restructuring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as challenging a patient to alter distorted thought patterns and view self and the world more realistically.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cognitive restructuring

The process of replacing maladaptive thought patterns with constructive thoughts and beliefs.
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Last week, I celebrated five years in business, and for the last five years I have been supporting people, and their organisations to grow strong, by reframing their thinking and supporting the creation of positive workplace habits and behaviours.
Based on our findings, we outlined five key steps, Competence Reframing Practices (C-REF), that innovators can use to help their managers see the true value and potential of their ideas.
Hierarchical regression showed that self-distraction (p<0.05)), active coping (p<0.0001), use of emotional support (p<0.05), use of instrumental support (p<0.001) positive reframing (p<0.0001), planning (p0.05), acceptance (p<0.001) and religion (p<0.0001) were negative predictors of suicidal ideation whereas denial (p<0.0001), substance use (p0.05) and self-blame (p<0.0001) were positive predictors of suicidal ideation.
Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
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