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Meaning of BEHAVIOR THERAPY

Pronunciation:  bi'heyvyur 'therupee

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
 
 Synonyms: behavior modification
 
 See Also: assertiveness training, aversion therapy, desensitisation procedure, desensitisation technique, desensitization procedure, desensitization technique, flooding, implosion therapy, psychotherapy, reciprocal inhibition, reciprocal-inhibition therapy, systematic desensitisation, systematic desensitization, token economy

 

 

 

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