resocialization

noun
re·​so·​cial·​iza·​tion
variants: also British resocialisation \ ˌrē-​ˌsōsh-​(ə-​)lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce resocialization (audio) \

Medical Definition of resocialization

: readjustment of an individual (as a mentally or physically disabled person) to life in society

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“Resocialization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/resocialization. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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