reality testing

noun

Medical Definition of reality testing

: the psychological process in which acts are explored and their outcomes determined so that the individual will be aware of these consequences when the stimulus to act in a given fashion recurs

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“Reality testing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reality%20testing. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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