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engaging in enjoyable, recreational activity.
acting or behaving in a specified way.
role playing a technique used in family therapy and group therapy, particularly psychodrama, in which members of the group act out the behavior of others in specific roles in order to recognize the roles and to clarify role responses and choices.

role playing

a psychotherapeutic technique in which a person acts out a real or simulated situation as a means of understanding intrapsychic conflicts.
(1) The voluntary and conscious adoption of a particular role—e.g., a child adopting the role of parent under another person—e.g., a psychotherapist. Role playing provides insight on how the person playing the role perceives other person(s), and a window through which the person playing the role may see the other person’s vantage
(2) An integrated behaviour and repertoire of responses that is learned and automatic which reflects a person’s function in a situation

role playing,

n in behavioral medicine, learning exercise in which individuals assume characters different from their own. The individual may also be asked to simulate a particularly difficult situation and apply the characteristics that are common to his or her assumed role. The purpose of the exercise is to provide a strategy for coping with a difficult circumstance.

Patient discussion about role playing

Q. I was shocked to note that genes play a vital role in building muscles Is this possible? I am , 20 years old. I am always dreaming to build muscle like my favorite hero who maintains 8 abs. Anybody can dream but to live that dream is a difficult task. Out of curiosity, I had discussed my desire to build muscles with my friends. But I was shocked to note that genes play a vital role in building muscles. My family doesn’t have a history of muscles and this fact has put me in to a difficult situation. Is this possible…If so, how can I live my dream? If the family doesn’t have a history of muscle growth, then what happens to the generation which follows them? I need a positive feedback to my query……

A. there's a genetic potential for fitness, like there is a genetic connection and potential for inelegance. but no matter how smart are your parents- if you won't study you won't live that potential, and some one who doesn't have that genetic ability and will study- will be better. the same thing with physical fitness.

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In FBI Detroit's training program, officers and role players each are armed with realistic training weapons and ammunition.
Role players, who report to the facilitators, take on a persona as needed by the scenario and create a realistic training dynamic.
Role players for the Twentynine Palms training contract are provided through TSSI and rendered through the division known as Tatitlek/FPTS--which stands for Force Preparedness Training Systems.
English is not spoken by the role players, unless required.
Off-duty security and law enforcement personnel, for example, are the most commonly used role players during training exercises because they are the most readily available group to choose from.
The ultimate goal of the effort is to enable non-player character technologies to control avatars in the virtual world in such a manner as to reduce or eliminate the need for live role players in training scenarios in order to provide more realistic and cost-effective training solutions using multi-player virtual world technologies.
Harden, who recently visited the Philippines for a basketball clinic, told the press that the Rockets just lost role players after Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik got traded and Chandler Parsons signed with the Dallas Mavericks.
The Livestock Producers Organisation (LPO) organised meeting received a clear mandate from all role players to inform government during this week regarding the looming disaster as grazing continued to dwindle in parts of the country.
Got guys to step up, unexpected contributions from role players.
Under the direction of Head Coach Bill Laimbeer, the Shock got major contributions throughout the season from role players and stars alike, particularly Cheryl Ford and Katie Smith.
South Africa found that the executiong of airport management committees that includes all the different role players helps to make sure that the airport runs smoother.