RESPONSE PREVENTION

Behavioral therapeutic method employed to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder wherein the sufferer is exposed to cues which elicit compulsive or obsessive behaviors; prevention of behaviors immediately follows exposure.

RESPONSE PREVENTION: "Response prevention is employed to assist individuals suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RESPONSE PREVENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/response-prevention/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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