behavior therapy

behavior therapy
psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
Hypernyms: ↑psychotherapy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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