PSYCHOTHERAPY BY RECIPROCAL INHIBITION

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A behavioral therapy that deals with anxiety response by weakening the anxiety-causing stimuli by turning the response into an in incompatible response, such as muscle relaxation.

PSYCHOTHERAPY BY RECIPROCAL INHIBITION: "Psychotherapy by reciprocal is the "bait and switch" principle of dealing with a stressful situation by changing reaction to it."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PSYCHOTHERAPY BY RECIPROCAL INHIBITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychotherapy-by-reciprocal-inhibition/ (accessed November 27, 2021).

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