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Unformatted text preview: ng, from which broader information can be inferred Clinical Tests 5 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 More than 500 different tests Projective tests 1. 2. Require that subjects interpret vague and ambiguous stimuli or follow open­ended instruction Mainly used by psychodynamic practitioners Most popular: Rorschach Test Thematic Apperception Test Sentence Completion Test Clinical Tests TYPES 6 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Clinical Test: Rorschach Inkblot 7 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Clinical Test: Thematic Apperception Test 8 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Projective tests 1. Strengths and weaknesses: Helpful for providing “supplementary” information Have rarely demonstrated much reliability or validity May be biased against minority ethnic groups Clinical Tests 9 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Personality inventories 2. Designed to measure broad personality characteristics Usually...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2013 for the course PSY 029 taught by Professor C.jones during the Spring '13 term at College of the Desert.

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