Asked by Jennifer Antunez on Feb 29, 2024



A technique that assumes it is impossible to be relaxed and anxious at the same time is:

A) systematic desensitization.
B) skills training.
C) transference.
D) flooding.

Systematic Desensitization

A behavioral therapy technique used to reduce phobic responses and anxiety through gradual exposure to the feared object or situation paired with relaxation exercises.

Skills Training

The process of teaching and developing specific abilities or techniques to improve performance and efficiency in various tasks.


A psychological treatment method where an individual is exposed to a large amount of an anxiety-producing stimulus in order to extinguish the fear response.

  • Pinpoint and detail the various strategies applied in behavior therapy, including flooding, systematic desensitization, and counterconditioning.

Verified Answer

Connor Littleton

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Systematic desensitization involves teaching relaxation techniques and gradually exposing individuals to feared situations while maintaining relaxation, based on the assumption that fear and relaxation cannot coexist simultaneously.