BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TASK (BAT)

Technique of observation where people are made to go through a feared situation until they can go no further. Used to assess levels relating to avoidance.

BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TASK (BAT): "Joe's behavioural approach task was to with his fear of elevators."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TASK (BAT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-approach-task-bat-2/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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