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Unformatted text preview: that he called lifetraps. These lifetraps, all of which are, at a basic level, derived from Becks original five schemas, focus much more on early negative childhood events, with the subsequent schema being the result. These early maladaptive schemas are, according to Young, dysfunctional and recurring, activated by environmental factors, and relate to high levels of affect. Youngs early maladaptive schemas include disconnection and rejection, impaired autonomy and performance, impaired limits, other-directedness, and over vigilance and inhibition. These schemas, relating to early childhood events, enabled Young to help the patients whose defense mechanisms and past experiences were not accounted for by Beck. Sheila 2/28/10 11:02 AM Comment: Good job!...
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- Cognitive Therapy