PASSIVE AVOIDANCE

a form of operant conditioning wherein the person must abstain from a graphic act or reaction which will generate a negative stimulus.

PASSIVE AVOIDANCE: "The patient has been actively engaged in passive avoidance."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PASSIVE AVOIDANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passive-avoidance/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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