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a behavioural therapy to treat phobias and anxieties, wherebya client is gradually exposed to situations that are moreand more anxiety provoking until the fear response isreplaced by one of relaxation.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.