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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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's first investigational biologic product using CODIT, AR101 for the treatment of peanut allergy, has received the FDA's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the desensitisation of peanut-allergic patients 4-17 years of age and is currently being evaluated in Phase 3 clinical trials.
To reduce the chance of rejection in these patients at high immunological risk, in 2009 Piti-Salptrire Hospital began a desensitisation programme.
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.
We would then consider treatment options which could include desensitisation immunotherapy.
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.
In addition, for participants that had not played many violent video games before completing the study, playing a violent game in the lab caused a reduced brain response to the photos of violence - an indicator of desensitisation.