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Anxiety Disorders

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A young woman with obsessive-compulsive disorder has suffered from contamination fears for years, and now her hands are raw from so much washing. Her therapist takes her to the bathroom and asks her to touch the toilet seat. Afterward, he stops her from washing her hands. The patient’s anxiety rapidly increases, and after a peak, declines. Which of the following is the name of this technique?



A Exposure

B Desensitization

C Counterconditioning

D Operational conditioning

Ans. A Exposure

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