Cognitive Approach to Psychopathology

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  • Created on: 29-04-15 21:19
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  • Cognitive Approach
    • Outline
      • Faulty thinking
      • A-B-C model (Ellis)
      • Individual in control of their thoughts
    • Methods
      • Content analysis
      • Experiments
    • Limitations
      • Blames the patient not the situation
      • Abnormality is  consequence of faulty thinking, not a cause
      • Irrational beliefs may be realistic (Alloy and Abrahmson)
    • Therapies
      • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (Ellis)
        • Challenges irrational beliefs
          • From ABC to DEF (disputing, effective, feelings)


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