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Unformatted text preview: ses to change behaviour Antecedent (or event) Beliefs Consequences (e.g., emotion, behaviour) Cognitive Therapy/Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) !  Short term psychotherapy (e.g., 1-2 sessions a week for 12 weeks) -people train to think differently !  Homework assignments critical to treatment because help patients: !  Develop objectivity regarding situations !  Identify underlying assumptions !  Develop and test alternative assumptions Cognitive Distortions ! Polarized Thinking (“Black and White” Thinking) !  E.g., “If I don’t get perfect on my test, I’m a failure.” ! Overgeneralizations making general conclusions based on one circumstance !  E.g., “Not a lot of people talked to me my first day of class; I must not have what it takes to make friends.” ! Personalization everything other people do or say is direct reaction to them !  E.g., “She didn’t say hello to me because I must have done something wrong.” -people take responsibility to events that w...
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