counterconditioning

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

Definition of counterconditioning

: 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

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counterconditioning

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

medical Definition of counterconditioning

: 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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