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The name change debate: Ellis's real agenda

  • Windy Dryden
The Name Change Debate: RET vs. REBT

Abstract

In this brief note, I reveal for the first time Albert Ellis's real agenda for recently changing the name from Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET) to Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).

Keywords

Behavior Therapy Emotive Behavior Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Change Debate Real Agenda 
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Windy Dryden
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyGoldsmiths CollegeLondonEngland

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