In Vivo Desensitization: Definition & Examples


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What is in vivo desensitization?

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1. Which of the following would be an example of a first step for in vivo desensitization?

2. Who developed in vivo desensitization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set allow you to find out what you know about in vivo desensitization. You will be quizzed on what it is and how it works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to make sure you understand:

  • The first step in the in vivo desensitization process
  • Patients who could benefit from this method
  • The developer of this process

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as in vivo desensitization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who developed this method
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the first and last steps of an effective in vivo desensitization process

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this therapy method, review the lesson titled In Vivo Desensitization: Definition & Examples. It will cover concepts like:

  • The rising levels of intensity in this process
  • Examples of end goals when performing in vivo desensitization
  • The literal meaning of this method's name