noun. 1. the stance that character should be the central subject within the study of psychology. 2. a propensity to believe that another individual's behaviors are posited toward oneself instead of being an expression of said person's personality traits.

PERSONALISM: "Some people's views of personalism get in the way of their developing successful relationships with others due to their own skewed perceptions of said others' behaviors or motivations."
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