Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders

Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders

by Aaron T. Beck
     
 

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Is the emotionally disturbed person a victim of forces beyond his awareness, over which he has no control? This is the belief on which neuropsychiatry, psychoanalysis, and behavior therapy are all based. But what if this premise is wrong? What if a person's psychological difficulties stem from his own erroneous assumptions and faulty concepts of himself and the world?…  See more details below

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Is the emotionally disturbed person a victim of forces beyond his awareness, over which he has no control? This is the belief on which neuropsychiatry, psychoanalysis, and behavior therapy are all based. But what if this premise is wrong? What if a person's psychological difficulties stem from his own erroneous assumptions and faulty concepts of himself and the world? Such a person can be helped to recognize and correct distortions in thinking that cause his emotional disturbance.

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ISBN-13:
9780140156898
Publisher:
Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition

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