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Aversion therapy

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A form of counterconditioning in which a CS is paired with an aversive US, often nausea-inducing drugs.

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Conditioned emotional response (CER)

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An emotional response to a stimulus that is acquired through Pavlovian conditioning. Abbreviated CER.

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Conditioned suppression

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A reduction in the rate of responding due to the noncontingent presentation of an aversive CS.

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Conditioned taste aversion

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An aversion, acquired through Pavlovian conditioning, to foods with a particular flavor.

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Counterconditioning

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The use of Pavlovian conditioning to reverse the unwanted effects of prior conditioning.

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Exposure therapy

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Any of several forms of counterconditioning in which a person is gradually exposed to a feared stimulus.

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Preparatory response theory

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Theory of Pavlovian conditioning that proposes that the CR prepares the organism for the occurrence of the US.

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Systematic desensitization

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A procedure for treating phobias in which a person imagines progressively stronger forms of the frightening CS while relaxed. It is a form of counterconditioning.

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Virtual reality exposure therapy

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A variation of exposure therapy in which virtual reality technology is used.