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n. - The process of reducing sensitivity.

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  • The desensitization is the other thing, where they see it over and over, after a while, it stops having a real emotional impact.
  • The process that is then used is called desensitization and that is basically replacing a bad experience or habit with a good one.
  • (The fancy word for this is "desensitization", but better to avoid it.)
  • COOPER LAWRENCE, DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST: Let ` s be clear what the word "desensitization" means in this context. for more
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