transactional analyses

transactional analysis

noun Psychology.
a form of individual or group psychotherapy focusing on social interactions, psychological games, and analysis of relationships as persons shift among the roles of parent, child, and adult. Abbreviation: TA

Origin:
1960–65

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transactional analysis
 
n
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

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transactional analysis trans·ac·tion·al analysis (trān-sāk'shə-nəl, -zāk'-)
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.

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