Individual Differences- Cognitive Approach

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Cognitive Approach:

Abnormality is caused by faulty thinking and occurs due to irrational and negative thinking. The impact of maladaptive thinking causes abnormality.

Becks cognitive triad- People become depressed due to negative thoughts about oneself, the future and the world.
✓Doesnt delve into the past
✓Individual is given responsibilty-long term solution-less likely to relapse.
xUnscientific-can't be easily tested, can't


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