stress inoculation training


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stress inoculation training

A treatment for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, in which the patient learns how to identify those cues that revive painful memories and then cope with them using techniques that desensitize him or her to these triggers. Relaxation techniques (such as deep breathing or muscle relaxation) are employed.
See also: training
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Efficacy of stress inoculation training in a case of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) secondary to emergency gynecological surgery.
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sertraline and paroxetine), cognitive therapy, stress inoculation training, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (e.