desensitization procedure

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a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety

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Interestingly, the authors attributed the changes in his behavior not to the desensitization procedures but to the information he obtained during treatment--probably the first time he'd ever had straight answers to his questions (Klepac, Lander & Godding, 1984).
Boj and Davila (1995) used exactly the same modeling and desensitization procedures with children with and without disabilities.