What is SELF PSYCHOLOGY?

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Any specific method of psychology preoccupied with the self. School of psychoanalytical philosophy which emphasizes the significance of an individual's associations with other individuals to healthy and balanced self-development and locates the cause of several psychiatric issues in caregivers' inadequate attentiveness to the child

SELF PSYCHOLOGY: "Self psychology is a school of psychoanalytic theory and therapy created by Heinz Kohut and developed in the United States at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis."

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