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(p. 93) Module 4: Cognitive Restructuring (Adaptive Thinking) 

(p. 93) Module 4: Cognitive Restructuring (Adaptive Thinking)
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(p. 93) Module 4: Cognitive Restructuring (Adaptive Thinking)
Author(s):

Steven A. Safren

, Jeffrey S. Gonzalez

, and Nafisseh Soroudi

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195315165.003.0006
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date: 22 November 2019

Chapter 6 discusses cognitive restructuring and adaptive thinking. Cognitive restructuring is defined and explored, using worksheets provided to help clients identify and modify negative automatic thoughts. Cognitive distortions are also discussed (including all-or-nothing thinking, overgeneralization, mental filters, disqualifying the positive, catastrophizing, mislabelling and maladaptive thinking), as well as automatic thoughts, and how to identify both of these. Processes of formation rational responses to counter cognitive distortions are explored.

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