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Using a hospital for desensitization of an outpatient's illness-related fears

Hospital & Community Psychiatry

Oct 1, 1975

P S Powers, H P Powers

PMID: 298

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An outpatient with phobias related to enclosed places, hospitals, doctors, and cancer was treated by systematic desensitization; the facilities of a general hospital were used for part of the process. Steps in treatment included securing a complete psychiatric and social history, teachi...read more

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Hospitals, General
Phobia, Social
Relaxation Techniques
Behavior Therapy
Psychological Desensitization Therapy
Depressive Symptoms
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Using a hospital for desensitization of an outpatient's illness-related fears

Hospital & Community Psychiatry

Oct 1, 1975

P S Powers, H P Powers

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An outpatient with phobias related to enclosed places, hospitals, doctors, and cancer was treated by systematic desensitization; the facilities of a general hospital were used for part of the process. Steps in treatment included securing a complete psychiatric and social history, teachi...read more

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Hospitals, General
Phobia, Social
Relaxation Techniques
Behavior Therapy
Psychological Desensitization Therapy
Depressive Symptoms
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