Definitions for "Exposure Therapy"
Keywords:  phobia, anxiety, therapy, fear, relives
a type of treatment that includes gradually bringing patients into contact with a feared object or situation; patients learn that the object or situation can be faced and that avoidance is unnecessary
A type of therapy used to treat anxiety disorders such as OCD or a phobia, where a patient is put in a situation that will provoke anxiety, and they must learn to refrain from compulsive rituals or panic.
a form of behavior therapy in which a survivor confronts feelings or phobias or anxieties about a traumatic event and relives it in the therapy situation