Applying Transactional Analysis to the Understanding of Narcissism

  title={Applying Transactional Analysis to the Understanding of Narcissism},
  author={A. E. Heathcote},
  journal={Transactional Analysis Journal},
  pages={228 - 234}
  • A. Heathcote
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Psychology
  • Transactional Analysis Journal
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