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Desensitization, Psychologic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Desensitization, Psychologic
Tree Number(s)
F04.754.137.506
Unique ID
D003887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003887
Scope Note
A behavior therapy technique in which deep muscle relaxation is used to inhibit the effects of graded anxiety-evoking stimuli.
Entry Version
DESENSITIZATION PSYCHOL
Entry Term(s)
Desensitization (Psychology)
Desensitization, Psychological
Psychologic Desensitization
Psychological Desensitization
Public MeSH Note
95; was DESENSITIZATION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1975-94 (see under BEHAVIOR THERAPY 1975-90)
Online Note
use DESENSITIZATION, PSYCHOLOGIC to search DESENSITIZATION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1975-94; use BEHAVIOR THERAPY 1969-74
History Note
95; was DESENSITIZATION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1975-94 (see under BEHAVIOR THERAPY 1975-90)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/05/31
Desensitization, Psychologic Preferred
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