As the basis for desensitization, deep relaxation is used to inhibit anxiety.
Dr. Cantwell decided to use a combination of desensitization and assertiveness training with Anne.
Anxiety is offset by means of desensitization, assertiveness training, and sex therapy.
desensitization is normally used in the context of individual therapy.
We have already briefly discussed them in Chapter 12 in connection with desensitization.
desensitization de·sen·si·ti·za·tion (dē-sěn'sĭ-tĭ-zā'shən)
The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to a specific allergen. Also called antianaphylaxis.
The mitigation of an individual's emotional response to a distressing stimulus by repeated exposure to or imagination of that stimulus.