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desensitisation technique

  • noun a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished
    desensitisation procedure; desensitization procedure; desensitisation technique; systematic desensitisation; systematic desensitization.
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desensitization technique

  • noun a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished
    desensitisation procedure; desensitization procedure; desensitisation technique; systematic desensitisation; systematic desensitization.
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diagnostic technique

  • noun a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
    diagnostic procedure.
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powder technique

  • noun a process for identifying minerals or crystals; a small rod is coated with a powdered form of the substance and subjected to suitably modified X-rays; the pattern of diffracted rings is used for identification
    powder method; powder photography.
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projective technique

  • noun any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
    projective test; projective device.
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split-brain technique

  • noun brain surgery on animals in which the corpus callosum (and sometimes the optic chiasm) is severed so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted
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