aversive conditioning


noun Psychology, Psychiatry.

a type of behavior conditioning in which noxious stimuli are associated with undesirable or unwanted behavior that is to be modified or abolished, as the use of nausea-inducing drugs in the treatment of alcoholism.

Words nearby aversive conditioning

Also called aversive therapy, aversion therapy.
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