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The ABC Framework of REBT

  • Koushiki Choudhury
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Abstract

REBT relies on a straightforward, simple ABC format to illustrate how our thoughts and beliefs lead to our emotional and behavioural responses (Ellis 2001; 2007; Ellis and Harper 1997). At the heart of REBT is this ABC theory of thought and behaviour.

Keywords

Emotional Reaction Irrational Belief Rational Belief Unfortunate Event Project Team Member 
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References

  1. Ellis A (2001) Feeling better, getting better, staying better: profound self-help therapy for your emotions. Impact Publishers Inc., Atascadero (Second Printing, January 2002)Google Scholar
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  3. Ellis A, Harper RA (1997) A guide to rational living. Melvin Powers Wilshire Book Company, ChatsworthGoogle Scholar

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© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

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

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