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image aversion therapyPsychology
A permutation of aversion therapy in which the individual attempting to modify a particular undesired behaviour imagines something bizarre or unsettling associated with that behaviour—e.g., eating an excessive meal in front of a starving individual from a developing nation.
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image aversion therapyPsychology An aversion therapy in which a person attempting to modify a particular behavior imagines something bizarre or unsettling, associated with carrying out the undesired behavior–eg, eating a huge meal in front of a malnourished person from a developing nation. See Aversion therapy, Behavioral therapy, Encounter group therapy, Flooding, Systematic desensitization.
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