assertiveness training


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asser′tiveness train`ing


n.
behavior therapy in which one is taught how to assert oneself constructively through direct expression of both positive and negative feelings.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.assertiveness training - a method of psychotherapy that reinforces you for stating negative and positive feelings directlyassertiveness training - a method of psychotherapy that reinforces you for stating negative and positive feelings directly
behavior modification, behavior therapy - psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
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