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Stimulators, Electrical, Behavioral Therapy

Definition : Electrical stimulators designed to apply harmless but unpleasant electrical impulses to a patient (e.g., in the arm or leg) to modify undesirable behavior (e.g., self-injury). Most of these stimulators are used for aversion therapy sessions conducted by a therapist in clinical programs and/or at home. Some behavioral therapy stimulators also include an annoying sound stimulus for sound or sound/electric aversion conditioning. These stimulators are used in the treatment of obsessive/compulsive behavior and drug abuse.

Entry Terms : "Stimulators, Behavioral Therapy" , "Behavioral Therapy Stimulators" , "Behavioral Therapy Units" , "Stimulators, Electrical, Aversion Conditioning" , "Stimulators, Aversion Conditioning"

UMDC code : 10369

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