transactional analysis


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transactional analysis

n.
A system of psychotherapy that analyzes personal relationships and interactions in terms of conflicting or complementary ego states that correspond to the roles of parent, child, and adult.

transactional analysis

n
(Psychology) psychol a form of psychotherapy that attributes neuroses to lack of balance in the personality between the conflicting ego-states of child, adult, and parent

transac′tional anal′ysis


n.
a form of psychotherapy focusing on social interactions and analysis of relationships as individuals shift among the roles of parent, child, and adult. Abbr.: TA
[1960–65]

transactional analysis

Concerned with the transactions between individuals, this form of therapy analyzes how we communicate, and aims to help people realize and express their needs more clearly.
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