behavior modification noun
: 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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