What is another word for aversion therapy?

142 synonyms found


[ ɐvˈɜːʃən θˈɛɹəpi], [ ɐvˈɜːʃən θˈɛɹəpi], [ ɐ_v_ˈɜː_ʃ_ə_n θ_ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_p_i]

Aversion therapy is a treatment method that seeks to reduce unwanted behaviors or habits by increasing their unpleasantness. The term "aversion therapy" refers specifically to this type of therapeutic approach, but there are numerous other terms and phrases that can be used to describe similar techniques. Some common synonyms for aversion therapy include "aversive conditioning," "conditioned aversion," and "aversive therapy." Other related terms may include "counterconditioning," "aversive counterconditioning," and "behavioral modification." Depending on the specific context and goals of the therapy, alternative terms and techniques may be preferred over aversion therapy, including relaxation training, positive reinforcement, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

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How to use "Aversion therapy" in context?

Aversion therapy is a psychoactive treatment used to reduce unpleasant reactions to stimuli. In most cases, aversion therapy is delivered in the form of chemical or physical stimuli that are paired with unpleasant feelings or sensations to reduce the feeling of aversion.

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