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behavior modification

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behavior modification

noun

Definition of BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

:  psychotherapy that is concerned with the treatment (as by desensitization or aversion therapy) of observable behaviors rather than underlying psychological processes and that applies learning principles to substitute desirable responses and behavior patterns for undesirable ones (as phobias or obsessions)—called also behavior therapy; compare cognitive therapy

Variants of BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

behavior modification also behavioral modification
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