Top Definition
A cognitive "habit" involving reevaluations of a situation or of one's ability to cope with that situation.
Ex: Reappraisal is a well-established emotion-regulation strategy.

Ex: Reappraisal is one of the many examples of regulation strategies that has been linked to less negative effects.

Ex: Re-ap-prais-al (noun)
by DevelopPsych December 09, 2013

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