TITLE

THE INFLUENCE OF ATTRIBUTIONAL RETRAINING ON CAREER CHOICES

AUTHOR(S)
Szabo, Zsuzsanna
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Cognitive & Behavioral Psychotherapies;Sep2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Attributional style can have an influence on the way people think about their performances, the kind of tasks people choose to perform, and as a consequence the career path people choose. Attributional styles could be more or less adaptive for certain situations. If a person has maladaptive attributional style, through attributional retraining he or she can be trained to develop more adaptive causal attributions. Results from this study show that attributional retraining for high school students is effective with as few as five training sessions and that attributional retraining has an influence on the career choices listed by the students before and after the attributional retraining.
ACCESSION #
22535322

 

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