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The objective evaluation of an emotion or thought against real life, as a faculty present in normal individuals but defective in psychotics.
- ‘Thus, their reality testing appears intact, and the rebellious behavior or attitude shows itself to be the charade of mock independence that it is.’
- ‘Full insight, reality testing and judgment are retained by subjects.’
- ‘The nonschizophrenic patients had the shortest and least detailed dreams and the highest degree of reality testing.’
- ‘Therapy is used to stress reality testing initially, and later to explore stressors, and improve coping skills.’
- ‘The therapist may offer the patient a combination of empathy and reality testing.’
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