Rorschach Inkblot Test

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Rorschach Inkblot Test

a device, designed by Rorschach (1921), to allow a person to project his/her personality so that problems may be uncovered and resolved. This is therefore a PROJECTIVE TEST, which is based on a holistic, phenomenological approach to understanding personality dynamics.

In practice, the client/patient is shown a series of ink-blot type patterns which are regarded as ambiguous stimuli. The ambiguity allows a variety of different interpretations to be put on them, and features selected from them. The client/ patient is encouraged to talk about what he or she sees in the patterns, and the therapist uses these responses as clues to unconscious or difficult-to-voice concerns which can then be explored. A scoring system has been developed through observations made on various clinical and normal groups, but scoring is still necessarily subjective and interpretation of the responses is regarded as a skilled activity, requiring much experience.

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Incidentally, when Hyde later evades the police, he is "simply blotted out" of the narrative, as if little more than an erratic inkblot.
O XA% refers to the sum of formal quality answers that are considered appropriate answers to the contours of the inkblot, independently of being common or not (FQo + FQu + FQ+), and WDA% refers to the appropriateness of the formal quality of the answers in W and D, excluding Dd (Nascimento, 2010), while X+% superior to the expected average suggests hyperconventionality, indicating submission to external standards (Exner & Sendin, 1999).
The criticism of subject refers to a personal difficulty the individual has in providing a response and the criticism of object refers to the inkblot itself (Passalacqua & Gravenhorst 1996).
The Rorschach inkblot test for analyzing personality had just come out, and he was also influenced by the thinking of Alfred Korzybski and the emerging field of general semantics.
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