Systematic desensitization (Behavior therapy)

Systematic desensitization is a technique developed by Joseph Wolpe, in which, the individual imagines a hierarchy of anxiety-producing situations under conditions of physical relaxation with the goal of weakening or eliminating the anxiety responses. Desensitization, the lessened reactivity, is a decreased emotional sensitivity with respect to a personal defect or social problem after counseling. It […]

Behavior therapy

Behavior therapy is curative treatment directed toward the cure of a pathological condition by behavior modification techniques. Therefore, behavior therapy is the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to the treatment of behavior disorders. Bwhavior disorder or abnormal behavior, according to behavior therapists, is learned way of behaving that is maladaptive and consequently can […]

Anxiety neurosis

Anxiety is an emotional condition, in which, there is fear and uncertainty about the future.It is a chronic fear of mild degree, strong or overwhelming fear. Anxiety, in that, feeling of mingled dread and apprehension about the future without specific cause for the fear, is a secondary drive involving an acquired avoidance response.             Anxiety neurosis […]

Developmental crisis in young people

Developmental crisis is a turning point marked by sharp improvement or sharp deterioration which is developing, meaning thereby, growing large; fuller; more mature; or worse. Turning point is the point in place, time, development etc. Which is critical.It may be a decision or event of great psychological significance for the individual or group. When things […]