BEHAVIOR THERAPY

in psychotherapy, refers to a broad method which combines both the psychological and behavior analytical aspects of therapy. In particular, it applies principles such as learning and conditioning in order to modify behavior and eliminate maladaptive behavior patterns. Behavior-based, the therapy focuses on the behavior itself as reinforced by the environment.

BEHAVIOR THERAPY: "Behavior therapy makes use of a variety of techniques which include role play, modelinhg, rehearsal, and biofeedback."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BEHAVIOR THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavior-therapy/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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