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obsessions

 irrational thoughtsand images that are normally unfounded, but over which a person may appear to have littlecontrol over, and which may ultimately affect the normal functioning of a person.

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)