the extinction of an undesirable response to a stimulus through the introduction of a more desirable, often incompatible, response.
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If he could live through it, countermeasures could be taken, counterconditioning could be set up.The Status Civilization
psychol the conditioning of a response that is incompatible with some previously learned response; for example, in psychotherapy an anxious person might be taught relaxation, which is incompatible with anxiety
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Any of a group of conditioning techniques used to replace a negative conditioned response to a stimulus with a positive response.
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