Rational and Irrational Beliefs

  • Koushiki Choudhury


Rational emotive behaviour therapy or REBT (Ellis 2001, 2007; Ellis and Harper 1997) as it is popularly known as was developed in the 1950s by the American psychotherapist Dr. Albert Ellis.


Irrational Belief Emotional Pain Frustration Tolerance Irrational Thinking Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koushiki Choudhury
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  1. 1.Department of MarketingIndian Institute of Management CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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