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Unformatted text preview: systematic desensitization, gradual exposure to an anxiety-producing stimulus is paired with relaxation to extinguish the response of anxiety. In dialectical behavior therapy, the focus is on getting people to accept who they are, regardless of whether it matches their ideal. Even if their childhood has been dysfunctional or they have ruined relationships with others, thats in the past. What matters is who they wish to become Disor ders appro priate for this thera py Substance abuse and sexual disorders are two disorders that are appropriate for this type of therapy. This treatment is best for people with anxiety disorders. This treatment is best for people with personality disorders. PSY/201...
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