ANXIETY-RELIEF RESPONSE

in behavior therapy, this refers to the repetition of reassuring or tranquilizing words and phrases (e.g., calm

ANXIETY-RELIEF RESPONSE: "The person used the word calm as an anxiety-relief response when faced with anxiety-provoking stimuli, to calm him or herself down. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANXIETY-RELIEF RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anxiety-relief-response/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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