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Table 1 Example of the Tschudi’s ABC technique applied to the construct “Passive – Active”

From: Dilemma-focused intervention for unipolar depression: a treatment manual

A: Passive Active
B: Disadvantages
You don’t achieve what you intend
You become bored
Advantages
You fight for what you want
You enjoy yourself
C: Advantages
You make less mistakes
You don’t have to think about what to do
Disadvantages
You become more frustrated if you don’t achieve what you want
You spend all day thinking what to do