Location of Repository

Theory of Cognitive Distortions: Over-Generalisation and Mislabeling

By Paul Franceschi

Abstract

In a previous paper (Compléments pour une théorie des distorsions cognitives, Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 2007), we introduced some elements aimed at contributing to a general theory of cognitive distortions. Based on the reference class, the duality and the system of taxa, these elements allow to define the general cognitive distortions as well as the specific cognitive distortions. This model is extended here to the description of two other classical cognitive distortions: over-generalisation and mislabelling. The definition of the two latter cognitive distortions is based on preliminary distinction between three levels of reasoning: primary, secondary and ternary pathogenic arguments. The latter analysis also leads to define two other cognitive distortions which insert themselves into this framework: ill-grounded inductive projection and confirmation bias

Topics: Applied Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:7176
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://cogprints.org/7176/1/tb... (external link)
  • http://cogprints.org/7176/ (external link)
  • Suggested articles

    Preview

    Citations

    1. (1987). Cognitive models of depression.
    2. (2007). Compléments pour une théorie des distorsions cognitives.
    3. (1967). Depression: Clinical, experimental, and theoretical aspects,
    4. (2002). Intermittent explosive disorder and other psychiatric comorbidity among court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers.
    5. (1998). Intermittent explosive disorderrevised: Development, reliability, and validity of research criteria.
    6. (1962). Reason and Emotion in Psychotherapy,
    7. (2007). Scrupulosity disorder: An overview and introductory analysis.
    8. (2004). The assessment of anger and hostility: a critical review, Aggression and Violent Behavior,
    9. (2008). Théorie des distorsions cognitives : application à l'anxiété généralisée.
    10. (1964). Thinking and depression: Theory and therapy.

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.