desensitization


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  • noun

Synonyms for desensitization

the process of reducing sensitivity

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High-resolution brain SPECT imaging and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in police officers with PTSD.
released four-year outcomes of patients treated with desensitization therapy resulting in a successful transplant:
A pilot study of omalizumab to facilitate rapid oral desensitization in high-risk peanut-allergic patients.
Be aware: If you're doing desensitization and a patient reports severe abdominal pain, please check the pancreatic enzyme levels," Dr.
Subjective Units of Distress scale The SUDS (Wolpe, 1991) was developed for the use of systematic desensitization and was incorporated into the standard EMDR protocol.
Given the desensitization effect on most male subjects, researchers found that they quickly required higher levels of stimulation to achieve the same level of arousal.
This is the first study to use omalizumab in combination with oral desensitization," said Umetsu.
Shapiro, a social worker who works with traumatized clients, outlines current treatments for simple and complex trauma, including hypnosis, psychodynamic and exposure therapies, cognitive behavior therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, mindfulness, energy psychology, neurofeedback, and medication, their advantages and disadvantages, and how to determine which is best.
Independent of their function, these proteins may also be used for immune detection of humans and animals to bed bug exposure, or as part of desensitization vaccines," the report says.
This chapter describes the role of negative self-hypnosis, and the use of two-column thought records and systematic desensitization.
To investigate whether oral desensitization is able to induce food tolerance for children with a wheat-immediate type allergy.
The mutual recognition procedure for Oralair(R) (grass pollen desensitization tablet) started at an operational level in the second quarter and should lead to registration in most European countries by the end of 2009.
Fortunately, we have a highly effective psychotherapeutic treatment called eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) that works very quickly to end PTSD in clients (Shapiro, 1989).
The organization has since dedicated more than $1 million to various ovarian cancer research programs at Dana-Farbet Cancer Institute and Brigham and Woman's Hospital in Boston including the world-renowned Desensitization Program, through programs such as the annual Stuart Weitzman Fashion Show.
In previous discussions about behavioral strategies that can be used to treat patients in anxiety-provoking situations, I have referred to the procedures of reciprocal inhibition and systematic desensitization.