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If its a verb, "affect" is likely to be correct.

Those guidelines are probably not bad for most fields. However, not if the field is psychology; "affect" seems to be used primarily as a noun.

...I am so sorry for any delay I might have effected in the approval ...

Wouldn't "caused" have worked just as well and been more easily understood by all?
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