A Social-Cognitive Definition of Ego States to Implement TA Research

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Maria Teresa Tosi
Susanna Bianchini

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A distinctive model of ego states is presented according to the social-cognitive TA approach which draws from contemporary research on social-cognitive processes and schemas. This model of ego states represents a significant development of Berne's original ego state theory, useful both clinically and in research. This presentation highlights both the continuity and the departure from Berne's model of ego states, explaining how the social-cognitive model of ego states allows us to implement research work.

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Tosi, M., & Bianchini, S. (2013). A Social-Cognitive Definition of Ego States to Implement TA Research. International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice, 4(1), 107-112. https://doi.org/10.29044/v4i1p107
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Maria Teresa Tosi

A distinctive model of ego states is presented according to the social-cognitive TA approach which draws from contemporary research on social-cognitive processes and schemas. This model of ego states represents a significant development of Berne's original ego state theory, useful both clinically and in research. This presentation highlights both the continuity and the departure from Berne's model of ego states, explaining how the social-cognitive model of ego states allows us to implement research work.

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