ADAPTATIONAL APPROACH

a kind of psychoanalytic psychiatry that abstains from the orthodox analytical focus on the childhood years and concentrates rather on the temperament and further advancement of the client's dysfunctional be

ADAPTATIONAL APPROACH: "The therapist's adaptational approach helped Billy to overcome the abuse he suffered and replace his negative behavior responses with positive ones via coping mechanisms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADAPTATIONAL APPROACH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adaptational-approach/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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