The practice of exposure therapy: relevance of cognitive-behavioral theory and extinction theory.

@article{Abramowitz2013ThePO,
  title={The practice of exposure therapy: relevance of cognitive-behavioral theory and extinction theory.},
  author={Jonathan S. Abramowitz},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={548-58}
}
Exposure therapy is the most effective psychological intervention for people with anxiety disorders. While many therapists learn how to implement exposure techniques through clinical training programs or instructional workshops, not all of these educational efforts include a focus on the theory underlying this treatment. The availability of treatment manuals providing step-by-step instructions for how to implement exposure makes it easier for clinicians to use these techniques with less… CONTINUE READING
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