Glossary / Lexicon
Desensitization when pain stops growing, and gives way to an interminable ache. Depression lifts somewhat; some energy is regained. Grief remains at a lesser level of acuity, and it is displayed less. Some interests return or emerge.
Other /More definition:
Desensitization is a treatment used to reduce anxiety by rendering a previously threatening stimulus innocuous by repeated and guided exposure to the stimulus under non-threatening circumstances; reduction of fear or anxiety by repeatedly exposing a person to emotional stimuli while the person is deeply relaxed. Moreover, Desensitization is defined as the gradual reduction in response to a stimulus due to repeated exposure.
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