(redirected from aversive therapy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to aversive therapy: aversive stimulus, aversive conditioning
See: treatment
References in periodicals archive ?
Popular treatments at that time included psychogenic therapy, aversive therapy, behavioral therapy and psychotherapy.
Behavioral therapy, as another mode of counseling, attempts to modify (i.e., decrease or eliminate) maladaptive and inappropriate behaviors through a wide range of procedures (e.g., behavioral contracting, systematic desensitization, aversive therapy).
Electric Shock And Aversive Therapy - The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee heard testimony on a bill to restrict and regulate the use of aversive therapy including electric shock, corporal punishment, aromatic ammonia and Tabasco sauce on disabled students (S 1123).