Projective testing and psychoanalysis
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Published by International Universities Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Psychoanalysis.,
  • Projective techniques.,
  • Clinical psychology.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 215-220.

LC ClassificationsRC506 .S29
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5538268M
LC Control Number67015418

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schafer, Roy. Projective testing and psychoanalysis. New York, International Universities Press [].   The book, a distillation of David Rapaport's approach to psychological assessment, is organized around 2 main foci: a discussion from the perspective of psychoanalytic ego psychology of each of the 3 major instruments (i.e., Wechsler intelligence scale, Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test) in Rapaport's testing battery and a demonstration of Cited by: 1. Buy Projective Identification (New Library of Psychoanalysis) 1 by Spillius, Elizabeth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Projective test, in psychology, examination that commonly employs ambiguous stimuli, notably inkblots (Rorschach Test) and enigmatic pictures (Thematic Apperception Test), to evoke responses that may reveal facets of the subject’s personality by projection of internal attitudes, traits, and behaviour patterns upon the external stimuli. Projective tests are also used, less frequently, to.

Randall E. Weeks, Steven M. Baskin, in Office Practice of Neurology (Second Edition), Projective Tests. Projective tests are used less often because they are more complicated to administer and score, and their results are viewed as less objective. The Thematic Apperception Test (adult and children's versions) includes a series of scenes from which the patient is to make up a story about. Projective tests are also been used in market research to evaluate the emotions, associations, and thought processes related to the brand and products. Classification of Projective Techniques: Projective techniques are mainly designed and developed for making use in the psychology sector, especially when conducting psychological tests. Projective Assessment and School Psychology: Contemporary Validity Issues and Implications for Practice David N. Miller and Amanda B. Nickerson University at Albany, State University of New York Projective techniques continue to be widely used by school psychologists despite frequent criti-cisms of . Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud (). Freud believed that people could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations, thus gaining insight.. The aim of psychoanalysis therapy is to release repressed emotions and experiences, i.e., .

The major hypothesis underlying projective testing is taken from Freud (Exner, ). When responding to an ambiguous stimulus, individuals are influenced by their needs, interests, and psychological organization and tend to respond in ways that reveal, to the trained observer, their motivations and true emotions, with little interference from. Rorschach Inkblot test. Many projective techniques have a foundation in psychology or psychoanalysis. Freud used word association, the Thematic Apperception Test used images that could be interpreted in different ways, and the Rosenzwieg Frustration Test was the precursor of the Bubble Drawing. The Psychologist and the Serial Killer In his new book, a projective test that offers a series of ambiguous images to trigger subconscious themes in the narratives the subject makes up. Projective Tests. The best known projective psychological test is the Rorschach, or inkblot test. The patient is asked to look at each blot and to say what it looks like or what it could be. Because the stimulus is ambiguous, the patient must impose his or her own structure.