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Aversion refers to an opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike. It stems from Latin ab- + verto.

Aversion therapy

aversion therapy

Aversion therapy is a form of psychiatric, mental health or psychological treatment in which the patient is exposed to a stimulus while simultaneously being subjected to some form of discomfort. This conditioning is intended to cause the patient to associate the stimulus with unpleasant sensations in order to stop the specific behaviour.

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