BENEFFECTANCE By N., Sam M.S. - 33 The combination of benevolence and effectiveness. Self-deception enhances their actions so they appear to morally good. See positive illusion. BENEFFECTANCE: "Joe's moral self perception was based on his beneffectance." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study ANTISOCIAL REACTION FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity ADOLESCENCE (Theories) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BENEFFECTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beneffectance/ (accessed June 29, 2022).