Definitions for "Behavior therapy"
A school of therapy based on learning theory that focuses on observable behavior and not the unconscious.
Treatment system in which patients are subjected systematically to psychological conditioning in the hope that this will eliminate pain and discomfort that may not be the result of an actual physical problem such as prostatodynia.
Therapeutic approach using principles of learning theory to encourage desired behaviors or eliminate undesired ones; also called behavioral modification.
Used with OCD and other conditions such as phobias; a person is exposed to anxiety-provoking stimuli while being prevented from performing the ritual or behavior previously used to reduce that anxiety