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Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A stress-management technique, more accurately called systematic desensitization, which uses relaxation techniques to cope with anxiety-inducing situations. The subject compiles a...

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desensitization

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 99 words.

A stress-management technique, more accurately called systematic desensitization, which induces relaxation. Desensitization is a form of counter-conditioning in which feelings

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desensitization

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 99 words.

A stress-management technique, more accurately called systematic desensitization, which induces relaxation. Desensitization is a form of counter-conditioning in which feelings

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desensitization

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A stress-management technique, more accurately called systematic desensitization, which uses relaxation techniques to cope with anxiety-inducing situations. The subject compiles a...

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desensitization

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 90 words.

A stress-management technique, more accurately called systematic desensitization, which uses relaxation techniques to cope with anxiety-inducing situations. The subject compiles a...

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systematic desensitization

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A technique of behaviour therapy, developed in the 1950s by the South African-born US psychiatrist Joseph Wolpe (1915–97) for treating phobias in particular, in which each member of a...

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Platinum hypersensitivity and desensitization

Shingo Miyamoto, Rika Okada and Kazumichi Ando.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

September 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 7465 words.

Platinum agents are drugs used for various types of cancer. With increased frequency of administration of platinum agents, hypersensitivity reactions appear more frequently, occurring in...

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desensitization

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

1. A process by which the effects of a known allergen are reduced by injecting gradually increasing amounts of the allergen over a period of time.

2. The...

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desensitization

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 34 words.

Generally, a decrease in responsiveness following repeated exposure to a stimulus. In immunology, a method of reducing or abolishing the effects of a known allergen by giving gradually...

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desensitization

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 51 words.

The stance, within the media *effects tradition, that heavy viewing of onscreen violence over time conditions viewers gradually

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desensitization

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 51 words.

The stance, within the media *effects tradition, that heavy viewing of onscreen violence over time conditions viewers gradually

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desensitization

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 4 words.

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desensitization

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 4 words.

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desensitization

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 40 words.

1 A method of treatment for hypersensitivity to allergens that consists of steadily increasing doses of the allergen aimed at

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desensitization

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 40 words.

1. A method of treatment for hypersensitivity to allergens that consists of steadily increasing doses of the allergen aimed at

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desensitization

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 4 words.

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desensitization

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 4 words.

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desensitization

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 100 words.

n. 1. (hyposensitization) a method for reducing the effects of a known allergen by injecting, over a period,

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desensitization

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 208 words.

1 a spontaneous decline in response resulting from continuous application of agonist, or to repeated applications or doses; such attenuation

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Media Violence, Desensitization, and Psychological Engagement

Jeanne Funk Brockmyer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology. 7786 words.

This chapter presents a framework for understanding desensitization to violence as an outcome of exposure to media violence. The term desensitization is defined, and behavioral and...

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

John Marzillier.

in The Trauma Therapies

July 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6390 words.

Chapter 10 discusses eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), including a brief history of the treatment, EMDR as it is currently used, clinical examples of EMDR, efficacy of...

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