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an interdisciplinary field that uses the concepts and techniques of the behavioral sciences to improve physical and emotional health.
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behavioral medicine

n.
The application of behavior therapy techniques, such as biofeedback and relaxation training, to the prevention and treatment of medical and psychosomatic disorders and to the treatment of undesirable behaviors, such as overeating.behavior medicine
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