DESENSITIZATION By N., Sam M.S. - 52 A reduction in reactivity to stimuli. See covert desensitisation- in vivo desensitisation- systematic desensitisation. DESENSITIZATION: "Joe's desensitisation was shown by lack of emotional reactivity." Related Psychology Terms ESTHETICS AUTOMATED DESENSITIZATION SELF-DESENSITIZATION STIMULUS (literally “goad”) CHILD PSYCHIATRY RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) EMOTION (Theories) AER HUNGER REACTION TIME (Response Latency) PAIN DRIVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DESENSITIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/desensitization/ (accessed July 3, 2022).