behavioural therapy

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  • Created on: 27-03-14 13:36

systematic desensitisation

uses reverse conditioning to replace and aims to replace a maladaptive response to a situation or object with a positive response to a situation or object that is incompatible with the undesirable response. 


  • relaxation - the individual is taught how to relax using muscle relaxation techniques 
  • hierarchy of anxiety provoking situations - the individual imagines a series of aps starting with those that arouses least anxiety and gradually working…


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