COVERT DESENSITIZATION

a type of desensitization therapy wherein a person is assisted in mastering a worry or fear by learning to be at peace while remembering the stimulants which generate such fear or worry in their imagination.

COVERT DESENSITIZATION: "Covert desensitization is one of the most common methods in aiding patients in mastering their fears."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "COVERT DESENSITIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/covert-desensitization/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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