Exposure therapy  

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Exposure therapy is a technique in behavior therapy thought to help treat anxiety disorders.

Exposure therapy involves exposing the target patient to the anxiety source or its context without the intention to cause any danger. Doing so is thought to help them overcome their anxiety or distress.

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