"Desensitization, Psychologic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A behavior therapy technique in which deep muscle relaxation is used to inhibit the effects of graded anxiety-evoking stimuli.
- Desensitization, Psychologic
- Psychologic Desensitization
- Psychological Desensitization
- Desensitization, Psychological
- Desensitization (Psychology)
- Desensitizations (Psychology)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Desensitization, Psychologic" by people in Profiles.
Frueh BC, Cusack KJ, Grubaugh AL, Sauvageot JA, Wells C. Clinicians' perspectives on cognitive-behavioral treatment for PTSD among persons with severe mental illness. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 Jul; 57(7):1027-31.
Ressler KJ, Rothbaum BO, Tannenbaum L, Anderson P, Graap K, Zimand E, Hodges L, Davis M. Cognitive enhancers as adjuncts to psychotherapy: use of D-cycloserine in phobic individuals to facilitate extinction of fear. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2004 Nov; 61(11):1136-44.
Rothbaum BO, Hodges L, Anderson PL, Price L, Smith S. Twelve-month follow-up of virtual reality and standard exposure therapies for the fear of flying. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2002 Apr; 70(2):428-32.
Frueh BC, De Arellano MA, Turner SM. Systematic desensitization as an alternative exposure strategy for PTSD. Am J Psychiatry. 1997 Feb; 154(2):287-8.
Rothbaum BO, Hodges LF, Kooper R, Opdyke D, Williford JS, North M. Effectiveness of computer-generated (virtual reality) graded exposure in the treatment of acrophobia. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Apr; 152(4):626-8.
Spiegel DA, Roth M, Weissman M, Lavori P, Gorman J, Rush J, Ballenger J. Comment on the London/Toronto Study of Alprazolam and Exposure in Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia. Br J Psychiatry. 1993 Jun; 162:788-9; discussion 790-4.
Ballenger JC. Psychopharmacology of the anxiety disorders. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1984 Dec; 7(4):757-71.