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parasympathetic nervoussystem

 combined with the sympathetic nervoussystem, comprises the autonomic nervous system of the body. Theparasympathetic system is antagonistic tothe sympathetic nervous system, by conserving and restoring bodilyenergy to restore the organism to a state of calm and relaxation.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.