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Day treatment centers are centers where people with mental-health problems can obtain treatment all day (during the day), including occupational and rehabilitative therapies, but live at home at night

Day treatment program refers to a structured program in a community treatment facility that provides activities similar to those provided in a psychiatric hospital.

DBI is the abbreviations of Diazepam-binding inhibitor, a brain protein that blocks the behavioral effects of Diazepam and other Benzodiazepines.
DD is the abbreviations of Dysthymic disorder, a form of depressive disorder characterized by at least 1 year (2 years in adults) of Depressed mood for more days than not, accompanie

DDH is the abbreviations of Ddevelopmental dysplasia of the hip which is a condition of the hip joint that is congenital in nature. (see Developmental dysplasia of the hip)

De-escalation means toning down the intensity of the conflict or dispute so that a solution becomes more likely.

De-reflection refers to a technique described by Frankl in which the client is instructed to ignore a troublesome behavior or symptom in order to divert his or her attention to more constructive thoughts or activities.

Dead-enders are employees who receive much grapevine information but who seldom pass it on to others.

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