CBT App
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CBT Thinking Errors
AoN
All or Nothing Thinking
You look at things in absolute, black-and-white categories.
MoM
Magnification or Minimization
You blow things way out of proportion or shrink them.
MF
Mental Filter
You dwell on the negatives and ignore the positives.
DP
Discounting Positives
You insist your positive qualities don't count.
Lab
Labeling
Instead of saying, “I made a mistake,” you tell yourself, “I'm a jerk” or “I'm a loser.”
Per
Personalization
You consider negative or irrelevant events as having something to do with you.
FT
Fortune Telling
You jump to conclusions not warranted by the facts.
MR
Mind Reading
You assume that people are reacting negatively to you.
Ovg
Overgeneralization
You view a single negative event as a never-ending pattern of defeat.
SS
Should Statements
You use “shoulds,” “shouldn'ts,” “musts,” “oughts,” and “have tos.”
SB
Self Blame
You blame yourself for something you weren't entirely responsible for.
OB
Other Blame
You blame others and overlook ways you contributed to the problem.
ER
Emotional Reasoning
You reason from your feelings: “I feel like an idiot, so I must be one.”
Mag
Magical Thinking
Different types of irrational and unrealistic thinking.