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a behavior therapy method wherein a patient is subjected to stimulants that elicit cravings for substances that are generally not good for the patient. In such therapy, the professional involved employs other methods to decrease or rid the cravings.

CUE EXPOSURE: "Cue exposure is not as commonly used today as it once was with the advent of so many other medicinal treatments."

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