SYSTEMATIC DESENSITIZATION By N., Sam M.S. - 75 It is a form of the behaviour therapy and it reduces the anxiety that it is associated with a certain stimulus by using the counter conditioning method. It involves three different stages. SYSTEMATIC DESENSITIZATION: "Before the doctor can use the System desensitization , he has to explain it to his patient to reduce the confusion. " Related Psychology Terms SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Comparison of Assessment Tools LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY ANTISOCIAL REACTION CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SYSTEMATIC DESENSITIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/systematic-desensitization/ (accessed June 30, 2022).