Cognitive Therapy and Research

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 471–477 | Cite as

Are inappropriate or dysfunctional feelings in rational-emotive therapy qualitative or quantitative?

  • Albert Ellis
  • Raymond DiGiuseppe


A reply is made to Cramer and Fong's (1991) findings that inappropriate or dysfunctional feelings, as hypothesized in rational—emotive theory, are quantitatively rather than qualitatively different from appropriate or functional feelings.


Cognitive Psychology Emotive Theory Dysfunctional Feeling 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Ellis
    • 1
  • Raymond DiGiuseppe
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Rational-Emotive TherapyNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.St. John's UniversityBrooklynUSA

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