AROUSAL TRAINING

a technique in behavior therapy that teaches clients to detect and recognize levels of physiological arousal at any given time, and then to enhance or reduce these levels depending on therapeutic goals. This technique is often used in anger management therapy and in behavioral sex therapy.

AROUSAL TRAINING: "The person engaged in arousal training because he or she was having difficulty becoming aroused to sexual stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AROUSAL TRAINING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/arousal-training/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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