systematic desensitisation

systematic desensitisation
noun
a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished
Hyponyms: ↑exposure therapy

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