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Essentials of Rorschach Assessment

 
 
 
 
Essentials of Rorschach Assessment
Author: Tara Rose - Michael P. Maloney - Nancy Kaser-Boyd
ISBN 13: 9780471331469
ISBN 10: 471331465
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2000-12-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $44.00
 
 

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the Rorschach®

  • Complete coverage of administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting
  • Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls
  • Conveniently formatted for rapid reference

The Rorschach® inkblot test identifies adaptive and maladaptive patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. A projective personality test, the unrestrained structure of the Rorschach® allows for a variety of responses. In order to use the Rorschach® properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret it. Essentials of Rorschach® Assessment guides both the new and experienced professional to a better understanding of the Rorschach® and how to implement it in practice.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

This step-by-step guide provides a clear and concise reference for those who want to understand and use the Rorschach® inkblot test with confidence. Written in an engaging, easy-to-read style, Essentials of Rorschach® Assessment places particular emphasis on the evaluation of adult personality using Exner’s Comprehensive System. The authors review the strengths and weaknesses of the Rorschach®, and offer valuable advice on its clinical applications, exciting new research data, and several illuminating case reports.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:

Essentials of WAIS®-III Assessment

Essentials of CAS Assessment

Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development-II Assessment

Essentials of WISC-III® and WPPSI-R® Assessment

Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment

Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment

Essentials of Career Interest Assessment

Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment

Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment

Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with Kait and Other kaufman Measures

For a complete list of books in our Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com

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Guides both new and experienced professionals to a better understanding of the Rorschach inkblot test and how to implement it in practice. Particular emphasis is placed on the evaluation of adult personality using Exner's Comprehensive System. Strengths and weaknesses of the test are reviewed, and advice is offered on clinical applications. Includes boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, plus quiz questions. Rose is affiliated with the University of Southern California. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)