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psychoanalytic theory

 isa general term for approaches to psychoanalysis which attemptto provide a conceptual framework more-or-less independent of clinical practice rather thanbased on empirical analysis of clinical cases.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.