Glossary R

Relationship-oriented leader refers to a leader who is concerned primarily with the feelings of and relationships between the workers.

Relative deprivation refers to the perception that you (or your group) have less than you deserve, less than you have been led to expect, or less than people similar to you have

relaxation response refer to active components of meditation methods , including repetitive thoughts of a sound to reduce distracting thoughts and closing the mind to other intruding thoughts, that decrease the flow of stress hormones and neurotransmitters and cause a feeling of calm.

Relaxation training refers to a behavioral technique used in the treatment of anxiety disorders that involves progressive and systematic patterns of muscle tensing and relaxing.

Reliability refers to the extent wherein the result of an experiment is consistent or repeatable.

repeated measurement is when responses are measured on more than two (2) occasions, not just before and after intervention, to assess trends .

Repertory grid also known as Kelly Grid refers to a technique drawn from Personal Construct Psychology devised by psychologist George Kelly which is used to understand the way in which an individual employs his/her own experience in order to make sense of the world. Please see Kelly Grid.

Repine means to feel discontent; to fret. Also to yearn for something.

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