|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|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
transactional analysis trans·ac·tion·al analysis (trān-sāk'shə-nəl, -zāk'-)
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.