Type of behaviour therapy, its purpose being to replace a pleasant stimulus-response association with an unpleasant association. Aversion therapy is useful in teaching people to avoid things that are harmful to them.
A behaviour therapy procedure that pairs a noxious stimulus, such as a shock, with situations that are undesirably attractive to make the situations less appealing.
a form of behavior therapy that inhibits maladaptive behavior by pairing a stimulus that normally elicits a maladaptive response with an unpleasant stimulus. 525