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Behavior therapy

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Description of Behavior therapy

Behavior therapy: therapeutic approach in which the focus is on the patient's observable behavior, rather than on conflicts and unconscious processes presumed to underlie his maladaptive behavior; accomplished through systematic manipulation of the environmental and behavioral variables related to the specific behavior to be modified; operant conditioning, systematic desensitization, token economy, aversive control, flooding, and implosion are examples of techniques that may be used in behavior therapy.
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Behavior therapy: The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.
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