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Unformatted text preview: behaviors or emotions Cognitive Therapy for Depression (Beck) Three Major Distortions in Thinking: Selective Perception: Perceiving only certain stimuli in a larger array of possibilities Overgeneralization: Blowing a single event out of proportion by extending it to a large number of unrelated situations All-or-Nothing Thinking: Seeing objects and events as absolutely right or wrong, good or bad, and so on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Attempts to change irrational beliefs that cause emotional problems Theory created by Albert Ellis For example, Anya thinks, I must be liked by everyone; if not, Im a rotten person....
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