Meaning of rational-emotive therapy

ra'tion•al-e•mo'tive ther"apy

Pronunciation: (rash'u-nl-i-mō'tiv), [key]
— Psychol. Psychol.
  1. a form of therapy in which a patient is asked to reject irrational attitudes and assumptions in order to deal effectively with stressful situations.
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