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How does systematic desensitization treat generalized anxiety disorder?

In some parts of the world, systematic desensitization, another type of behavior therapy, is also used to overcome anxiety. Systematic desensitization, also known as graduated exposure therapy, gradually teaches people to be relaxed in a situation that would otherwise provoke anxiety.

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