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behavioral therapy

He was impatient with psychotherapy, so he tried behavioral therapy instead.
  therapy designed to have a quick impact on behavior without necessarily understanding the underlying reasons for the undesirable behavior
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behavior modification behavioral therapy behavior therapy behaviour therapy behavioral modification
Often contrasted to psychoanalysis. Sometimes called behavioral modification.
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  • He was impatient with psychotherapy, so he tried behavioral therapy instead.
  • Your city is one of those experiments for genetic healing, and by far the most successful one, because of the behavioral modification portion.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • The teachers were unpaid volunteers from the club, serious amateurs who presumably had already taken their own dogs to the heights of advanced behavior modification.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • He kept saying it was all simple Psy-Ops, advanced behavior modification, but even so he popped Darvon and smoked too much and began walking near the rear of the column.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato

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  • Even if the Bureau thinks the factions don’t mean anything, that they’re just a kind of behavioral modification that will help with the damage, those people believe they do, and it feels wrong to play with their system.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • It is what we do when the experiments that incorporate behavioral modification are in danger of falling apart.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • We did it when we first created each experiment that had a behavioral modification component, and the last one in Chicago was done a few generations before yours.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • "However, we were surprised to discover that the behavioral modification component of our city’s experiment was quite effective—up until recently, it actually helped quite a bit with the behavioral problems that made the genetic manipulation so problematic to begin with.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
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Associated words [difficulty]:   behavioral therapy [7] , group therapy [6]
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