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    How do you think a person with irrational assumptions, might contribute to their psychological problems?

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    1. How do you thinks a person with irrational assumptions, might contribute to their psychological problems?

    It depends on the theory one holds about human behavior. From cognitive perspectives, thoughts influence how we feel and how we behave. Thoughts are filtered through the assumptions we hold, and if these are "irrational" our thoughts are also irrational.

    Based on the cognitive theory, for example, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is used to identify irrational thoughts and assumptions that are often deeply seeded in our unconscious. CBT is ...

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