What is aversion therapy for opioid abuse?

Updated: Jun 21, 2018
  • Author: David W Dixon, DO; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Aversion therapy involves pairing aversive stimuli to cognitive images of opioid use and conversely conjuring images of socially appropriate behaviors such as employment, education, and nondrug behavior.


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