ERIC Number: EJ421013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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A Cognitive Theory of Resistance and Reactance: Implications for Treatment.
Dowd, E. Thomas; Seibel, Cynthia A.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v12 n4 p458-69 Oct 1990
Attempts to integrate the formulations of Brehm and Brehm and of Guidano and sets forth a cognitive theory of resistance and reactance within a cognitive developmental and individual differences context. Differentiates resistance from reactance and explores developmental antecedents of characterological reactance. Describes implications for counseling process. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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