IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to U.S. Psychologist Albert Ellis (1913 - ).

IRRATIONAL BELIEF: "Irrational Belief is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "IRRATIONAL BELIEF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/irrational-belief/ (accessed April 19, 2018).
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