transactional analysis

noun

: a system of psychotherapy involving analysis of individual episodes of social interaction for insight that will aid communication

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transactional analysis was in 1961

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“Transactional analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transactional%20analysis. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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transactional analysis

noun
trans·​ac·​tion·​al analysis -ˌak-shnəl-, -shən-ᵊl- How to pronounce transactional analysis (audio)
: a system of psychotherapy involving analysis of individual episodes of social interaction for insight that will aid communication
abbreviation TA

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