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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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