behavior therapy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n behavior therapy psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
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Usage

In literature:

Their behavior under attempts at therapy confirms this supposition.
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by Sigmund Freud
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In news:

Motivating HIV Positive Women to Adhere to Antiretroviral Therapy and Risk Reduction Behavior: The KHARMA Project.
Behavior therapy dampens Tourette tics.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Severe Mental Illness.
These days, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular treatment for phobias of all kinds, from fear of elevators and crossing bridges to fear of public speaking.
Caregiving Home & Family Your Life For years, I've written articles about the power therapy dogs have over people with dementia, loneliness and behavioral problems.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help ease depressive symptoms when antidepressants fail, study finds.
Our services range from primary care to specialty care, to behavioral health, to physical therapy, to nursing care and much more.
We can provide nannies with training and education caring for children with autism, experience with behavior therapies and other special needs.
Advances in behavioral therapy for Tourette syndrome offer many children an alternative to medication.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Part 3: Cognitive Restructuring.
In fact, according to one study, cognitive-behavioral therapy does a better job of reducing insomnia than sleeping pills.
When Behavior Therapy Falls Apart.
Take stock of your stress levels with advice from Laura Oates, behavioral psychologist at Harley Therapy.
Dukehealth.org: "Depressed Teens Helped with Combination Drug-Behavioral Therapy".
Therapy is a treatment for psychological problems in which therapists and clients work together to understand problems and come up with plans for fixing them, generally by changing ineffective thoughts, emotions or behaviors.
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