transactional analysis: Meaning and Definition of

transac'tional anal'ysis

Pronunciation: [key]
— Psychol. Psychol.
  1. 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. Abbr.: TA
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