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Cinical Context

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 2P92
Professor
Ingrid Makus
Semester
Fall

Description
feelings by applying in a clinical context the methods used and the discoveries made by experimental psychologists in their study of both normal and abnormal behaviour Counterconditioning and exposurebecause learning paradigms assume that behaviour is the result of learning treatment often involves relearning a new more adaptive responsecounterconditioning is relearning achieved by eliciting a new response in the presence of a particular stimulus A response to a given stimulus can be eliminated by eliciting a new response in the presence of that stimuli systematic desensitization A person who suffers from anxiety works with the therapist to compile a list of feared situations starting with those that arouse minimal anxiety and progressing to the most frightening The person is also taught to relax deeplyStepbystep while relaxed the person imagines the graded series of anxietyprovoking situationsThe relaxation tends to inhibit any anxiety that might otherwise be elicited by the imagined scenes The fearful person become
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