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English definition of “aversion therapy”

aversion therapy

noun [U]    
a method of treating habits or types of behaviour that are not wanted or not acceptable , by causing the patient to connect them with bad feelings : Despite what many people think , aversion therapy is no longer used by professional psychologists in this country .Counselling and psychotherapy
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