counterconditioning

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noun coun·ter·con·di·tion·ing \ˌkau̇n-tər-kən-ˈdi-sh(ə-)niŋ\

Definition of counterconditioning

  1. :  conditioning in order to replace an undesirable response (such as fear) to a stimulus (such as an engagement in public speaking) by a favorable one

First Known Use of counterconditioning

1962


Medical Dictionary

counterconditioning

noun coun·ter·con·di·tion·ing \ˌkau̇nt-ər-kən-ˈdish-(ə-)niŋ\

Medical Definition of counterconditioning

  1. :  conditioning in order to replace an undesirable response (as fear) to a stimulus (as an engagement in public speaking) by a favorable one


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