Effectiveness of Rational-Emotive Education: A Quantitative Meta-Analytical Study
Trip, Simona, Vernon, Ann, McMahon, James, Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies
Research on Rational Emotive Education (REE) is not as prolific as in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), on which it is based. No quantitative meta-analytic studies of REE were found in the literature; in fact, we found only 6 reviews on REE. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of REE through a quantitative meta-analitical study. Twenty-six (26) published articles, which fit the inclusion criteria, were examined. Results demonstrated that REE had a powerful effect on lessening irrational beliefs and dysfunctional behaviors, plus a moderate effect concerning positive inference making and decreasing negative emotions. The efficiency of …
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Publication information: Article title: Effectiveness of Rational-Emotive Education: A Quantitative Meta-Analytical Study. Contributors: Trip, Simona - Author, Vernon, Ann - Author, McMahon, James - Author. Journal title: Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies. Volume: 7. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2007. Page number: 81+. © A.S.C.R. PRESS Sep 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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