n. a form of psychotherapy which addresses the needs of a specific group of people. Learning-based, it applies cognitive behavioral principles and techniques to modify behavior. These techniques include rehearsal, modeling, systematic desensitization, and social reinforcement. See cognitive behavioral therapy.
What is BEHAVIORAL GROUP THERAPY?
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BEHAVIORAL GROUP THERAPY: "As an exercise in catharsis, behavioral group therapy works among people with problems in common, such as alcoholism for instance."
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