Cognitive Distortion

Cognitive distortion refers to inaccurate thought patterns which often characterize the cognition of individuals with psychological disturbances. For instance, a person suffering from depression has an irrational and pessimistic way of thinking. They magnify negative situations, blame the people around them for their current state, and overgeneralize unpleasant events. These types of distortions are frequently treated by means of cognitive-behavioral therapy and other pertinent interventions.

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