IN VIVO EXPOSURE THERAPY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 A person is exposed to situations provoking anxiety in a real world condition to try to master the anxiety and be able to function normally. See exposure therapy. IN VIVO EXPOSURE THERAPY: "In vivo exposure therapy is a form of behaviour therapy." Related Psychology Terms ANGER CONTROL THERAPY FLOODING AUTOMATED DESENSITIZATION ANXIETY HIERARCHY FIELD WORK REALISTIC ANXIETY ANXIETY FIELD EXPERIMENT ANGER MANAGEMENT SITUATIONAL SAMPLING Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "IN VIVO EXPOSURE THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/in-vivo-exposure-therapy/ (accessed June 27, 2017).