a type of desensitization therapy wherein a person is assisted in mastering a worry or fear by learning to be at peace while remembering the stimulants which generate such fear or worry in their imagination.
What is COVERT DESENSITIZATION?
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COVERT DESENSITIZATION: "Covert desensitization is one of the most common methods in aiding patients in mastering their fears."
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