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rational–emotive therapy

noun rational–emo·tive therapy \-i-ˈmōt-iv-\

Medical Definition of RATIONAL-EMOTIVE THERAPY

:  cognitive therapy based on a theory of Albert Ellis that a patient can be taught to effect emotional well-being by changing negative and irrational thoughts to positive and rational ones
April 28, 2015
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