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Noun: exposure therapy
  1. A form of behaviour therapy in which a survivor confronts feelings, phobias or anxieties about a traumatic event and relives it in the therapy situation

Derived forms: exposure therapies

Type of: desensitisation procedure [Brit], desensitisation technique [Brit], desensitization procedure, desensitization technique, systematic desensitisation [Brit], systematic desensitization

Encyclopedia: Exposure therapy