ACTIVATING EVENT

in logical emotive behavior treatment, a happening which is existing, former, or expected, that prompts irrational ideas and troublesome feelings,

ACTIVATING EVENT: "Recollection of her husband's affair sent Laura into a frenzy of anger and despair all over again."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ACTIVATING EVENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/activating-event/ (accessed October 17, 2018).
SHARE