desensitisation


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Noun1.desensitisation - the process of reducing sensitivity; "the patient was desensitized to the allergen"
decrease, decrement - a process of becoming smaller or shorter
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The primary objective of the trial is to assess whether dupilumab as adjunct to AR101 in a Characterized Oral Desensitization ImmunoTherapy (CODIT) regimen, compared to placebo with AR101 in a CODIT regimen, improves desensitisation at the completion of up-dosing, defined as an increase in the proportion of participants who pass a double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) with a single-highest tolerated dose of 1,000 mg of peanut protein (equivalent to a cumulative amount of 2,044 mg of peanut protein).
And more recently, she designed a dental desensitisation kit for people with a phobia of dentists, which also contributed to her RCN award win.
The treatment is called "motionassisted multi-modular memory desensitisation and reconsolidation" - or 3MDR for short - and will be offered to veterans who have not responded to other psychological treatments.
An accredited behaviourist will be able to work with you and your dog over time and hopefully come up with a behavioural desensitisation programme through slow introductions with other dogs.
"After reviewing the issue of crew desensitisation to TCAS warnings, it has been decided the benefits of both aircraft being in a position to receive warnings of other traffic outweigh the possible advantages of crew desensitisation."
Apart from desensitisation, the system was also designed to help addicts associate drugs more with negative consequences than 'a pleasant experience', he said.
According to the study, protocols for desensitisation therapies for both ABO incompatible and HLA-sensitised patients are being developed to overcome this problem.
Aimmune will retain all current and future pipeline assets developed with the CODIT approach, including AR101, the company's investigational oral biologic desensitisation therapy for peanut allergy, which is currently in Phase 3 clinical development.
Staff at the centre, which helps victims of sexual violence, can now fund the training of a counsellor to provide eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
He had notched up 22 years of service in which he had undergone desensitisation training and been exposed to "horrific scenarios", the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.
[1] In most OIT protocols, small amounts of allergen are administered to patients in gradually increasing amounts, with the immediate goal of inducing desensitisation, and ultimately of achieving a state of tolerance.