flooding

noun
flood·​ing | \ ˈfləd-iŋ How to pronounce flooding (audio) \

Medical Definition of flooding

: exposure therapy in which there is prolonged confrontation with an anxiety-provoking stimulus

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“Flooding.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flooding. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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