Meaning of “aversion therapy” in the English Dictionary

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"aversion therapy" in British English

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aversion therapynoun [ U ]

uk /əˈvɜː.ʃən ˌθer.ə.pi/ us /əˈvɝː.ʒən ˌθer.ə.pi/

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.

(Definition of “aversion therapy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)