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n. pl. self-a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
An independent methodical attempt to study and comprehend one's own personality, emotions, and behavior.

self′-an′a·lyt′i·cal (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭ-kəl), self′-an′a·lyt′ic (-ĭk) adj.


the act or process of analysing oneself


the application of psychoanalytic techniques to an analysis of one's own personality and behavior without the aid of another person.
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Noun1.self-analysis - a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
2.self-analysis - the application of psychotherapeutic principles to the analysis of your own personality
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means


[ˌselfəˈnæləsɪs] Nautoanálisis m
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These movements have included the anti-psychiatric movement and the influential works of Franco Basaglia (1976); Basaglia, Scheper-Hughes, Lovell & Shtob (1987); Basaglia & Basaglia Ontaro (1975; 1981 & 2005), David Cooper (1967; 1968; 1971), Maxwell Jones (1952; 1962; 1968; 1976; 1979a; 1979b; 1980; 1982; & 1984), Ronald Laing (1960; 1967; 1976, & 1985); Laing & Esterson (1964), and Thomas Zsasz (1976; 1977; 1986; 2001 & 2002), as well as Accompanied Autoanalysis (self-rehabilitation or self-recovery) in Colombia and the United States (Fergusson, 2014).
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