What is Graded Exposure?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications


See also: Cornea Transplant

Graded exposure hierarchically exposes subjects to specific situations of which they are fearful by starting with exercise or activity that elicits minimal amounts of fear, and then gradually increasing to situations that elicit larger amounts of fear.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Agoraphobia 1 1
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 1
Panic disorder 1 1
Social anxiety disorder 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Graded Exposure

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Graded Exposure

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Graded Exposure


Stopped using Graded Exposure

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Graded Exposure.