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The Measurement of Irrationality and Rationality

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Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) assumes that when people are faced with adverse, activating events, their irrational beliefs generate dysfunctional feelings and maladaptive behaviors, while their rational beliefs generate functional feelings and adaptive behaviors (Ellis, 1994).

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David, D.O., DiGiuseppe, R., Dobrean, A., Păsărelu, C.R., Balazsi, R. (2019). The Measurement of Irrationality and Rationality. In: Bernard, M.E., Dryden, W. (eds) Advances in REBT. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93118-0_4

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