Glossary R

Rooting reflex refer to the babies or infants response in turning towards the source of touch that occurs anywhere around his/her mouth

Rotating shifts refers to a Shift schedule in which employees periodically change the shifts that they work.

RTS is the abbreviations of Rape trauma syndrome that refers to a two-stage stress response pattern that occurs after a rape; the emotional and physical effects a woman undergoes following a rape or attempted rape.

Rumination refers to a preoccupation with distressful thoughts or worries; focusing on one's personal concerns and feelings of distress repetitively and passively.
- Rumination disorder : Rumination disorder refers to an eating disorder in which the infant or child regurgitates food after it has been swallowed and then either spits it out or reswallows it.
- Rumination Disorder : Rumination Disorder refers to an eating disorder in which the infant or child regurgitates food after it has been swallowed and then either spits it out or reswallows it.
- Ruminative response styles theory : Ruminative response styles theory is a theory stating that tendencies to focus on one's symptoms of distress and the possible causes and consequences of these symptoms, in a passive and repetitive manner, leads to depression.

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