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Unformatted text preview: problems. Minimization You ignore or diminish the importance of positive events or your own positive traits. Personalization When something bad happens, you blame yourself for it, even if there is little evidence that you were at fault. Ignoring the Evidence Also known as a mental filter, this is when you focus on negative things while ignoring plenty of positive aspects of the situation that may contradict your view....
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- Fall '11