Clinical Social Work Journal

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 255–265 | Cite as

Challenging the path of least resistance

  • Richard N. Harris


A serious deficit in clinical literature seems related to the dynamics and treatment for low frustration tolerance that can go beyond the treatment of a specific symptom or diagnostic category. This article discusses the meaning and manifestations of low frustration tolerance, identifies its major cognitive components, and uses Ellis' rational-emotive approach as a mode of intervention to combat those cognitions.


Diagnostic Category Specific Symptom Cognitive Component Clinical Literature Frustration Tolerance 
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© Human Sciences Press 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard N. Harris
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  1. 1.Department of SociologySt. John's UniversityJamaica

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