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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Modeling, along with desensitization procedures, was used effectively by Sturges & Sturges (1998).
Patients with ovarian cancer who have a hypersensitivity reaction to carboplatin can be successfully treated with cisplatin without a lengthy desensitization procedure, Dr.
hydrocortisone and antihistamines), extending administration time, and using desensitization procedures.
Topics reviewed include treatment goals, drug dosages and schedules of administration, desensitization procedures, and venous access devices.
Antibiotic desensitization procedures may allow the use of potentially effective drugs to which the patient is allergic.
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.