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implosion therapy

noun Psychiatry.
a form of behavior therapy involving intensive recollection and review of anxiety-producing situations or events in a patient's life in an attempt to develop more appropriate responses to similar situations in the future.
Also called implosive therapy.
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implosion therapy

noun
a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them 
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