Behavior modification refers to the application of learning principles to change human behavior, especially maladaptive behavior . It is a systematic approach to changing behavior through the application of the principles of conditioning. Moreover, Behavior modification is a therapy based on operant conditioning and classical conditioning principles which is used to change individual's behaviors.
Behavior rehearsal refers to a general technique for expanding the patient's repertoire of coping behaviors. Successful Behavioral rehearsal involves explaining to the patient the necessity of acquiring the new behaviors, selecting the target situations, conducting the rehearsal and providing feedback , and having the patient apply the newly acquired skills in real-life situations.