projective techniques

Summary

Summary: Techniques whereby personality attributes are revealed through the subject's responses to relatively unstructured, ambiguous, or vague stimuli. These responses represent projections of the subject's own fears and needs.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Child Attachment Interview: a psychometric study of reliability and discriminant validity
    Yael Shmueli-Goetz
    Subdepartment of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Dev Psychol 44:939-56. 2008
  2. ncbi Understanding illness: using drawings as a research method
    Marilys Guillemin
    Centre for the Study of Health and Society, Department of Public Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Health Res 14:272-89. 2004
  3. ncbi The Meta-Contrast Technique: relationships with personality traits and cognitive abilities in healthy women
    Roger Persson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 46:169-77. 2005
  4. ncbi When you shouldn't do what you want to do: young children's understanding of desires, rules, and emotions
    Kristin Hansen Lagattuta
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Child Dev 76:713-33. 2005
  5. ncbi The influence of family and experimental context on cognition in anxious children
    A L Shortt
    School of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Health Science, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:585-96. 2001
  6. ncbi Projective drawings for assessing stress among subjects with medical symptoms compatible with sick building syndrome, and validation of a modified version of the Stress Load Index from the Drawing Personality Profile: a pilot study
    Roma Runeson
    Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Percept Mot Skills 104:111-22. 2007
  7. ncbi Negative emotion and disordered eating among obese college students
    Jeanne L Edman
    Cosumnes River College, Department of Social Sciences, 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95823 5799, USA
    Eat Behav 6:308-17. 2005
  8. ncbi Exploring the hand test with medically ill children and adolescents
    Steven R Smith
    Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:82-91. 2005
  9. ncbi Signs of defense in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a validation study of the Defense Mechanism Test
    I Alex Rubino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Col della Porretta 13A, 00141 Rome, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1139-42. 2007
  10. ncbi Revision and psychometric testing of the Barton Hospital Picture Test
    Margaret E Wilson
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:206-14. 2007

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  1. ncbi The Child Attachment Interview: a psychometric study of reliability and discriminant validity
    Yael Shmueli-Goetz
    Subdepartment of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Dev Psychol 44:939-56. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that the CAI is a reliable, valid, and promising measure of child-parent attachment in middle childhood. Directions for improvements to the coding system are discussed...
  2. ncbi Understanding illness: using drawings as a research method
    Marilys Guillemin
    Centre for the Study of Health and Society, Department of Public Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Health Res 14:272-89. 2004
    ..Although the examples presented in this article are limited to illness conditions, she argues that drawings offer a rich and insightful research method to explore how people make sense of their world...
  3. ncbi The Meta-Contrast Technique: relationships with personality traits and cognitive abilities in healthy women
    Roger Persson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 46:169-77. 2005
    ..The absence of a simple relationship between the different ways to assess anxiety and defensiveness, and the observed relationships regarding perceptual threshold levels, corroborates previous findings...
  4. ncbi When you shouldn't do what you want to do: young children's understanding of desires, rules, and emotions
    Kristin Hansen Lagattuta
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Child Dev 76:713-33. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in relation to connections among children's psychological, deontic, and future-oriented reasoning about emotions as well as the development of self-control...
  5. ncbi The influence of family and experimental context on cognition in anxious children
    A L Shortt
    School of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Health Science, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:585-96. 2001
    ..Treatment context and maternal distress were correlated with the child's increased avoidance following family discussion. Limitations of these studies and directions for future research are discussed...
  6. ncbi Projective drawings for assessing stress among subjects with medical symptoms compatible with sick building syndrome, and validation of a modified version of the Stress Load Index from the Drawing Personality Profile: a pilot study
    Roma Runeson
    Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Percept Mot Skills 104:111-22. 2007
    ..05). In conclusion, a nonverbal projective drawing test detected sex differences which represent directions opposite to those with verbal methods. These need empirical assessment...
  7. ncbi Negative emotion and disordered eating among obese college students
    Jeanne L Edman
    Cosumnes River College, Department of Social Sciences, 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95823 5799, USA
    Eat Behav 6:308-17. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Exploring the hand test with medically ill children and adolescents
    Steven R Smith
    Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:82-91. 2005
    ..Analyses indicated that the HT can add important information in the differentiation of medically ill children from those with psychological disturbance...
  9. ncbi Signs of defense in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a validation study of the Defense Mechanism Test
    I Alex Rubino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Col della Porretta 13A, 00141 Rome, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1139-42. 2007
    ..Reaction Formation and one variant of Isolation (Barrier Isolation) were significantly associated with the obsessive-compulsive diagnosis...
  10. ncbi Revision and psychometric testing of the Barton Hospital Picture Test
    Margaret E Wilson
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:206-14. 2007
    ..The instrument has acceptable test-retest, interrater, and internal consistency reliability...
  11. ncbi Using a human figure drawing to elicit information from alleged victims of child sexual abuse
    Jan Aldridge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:304-16. 2004
    ..Information elicited using the drawing may be less accurate, however, because recognition memory prompts predominated, so such drawings should only be introduced late in investigative interviews...
  12. ncbi Seizure drawings: insight into the self-image of children with epilepsy
    Carl E Stafstrom
    Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Madison, 53792, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:43-56. 2003
    ..In conclusion, drawings are a powerful method to examine the self-concept of children with epilepsy and gain insight into their feelings about themselves and their world...
  13. ncbi Human figure drawing size and body image in preschool children from a self-physique perspective
    Chie Tanaka
    Graduate School of Human Culture, Nara Women s University, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 99:691-700. 2004
    ..4-yr.-old boys showed the most interest in their own physical height, making taller drawings and in doing so gave a clue to an early childhood feature of body image...
  14. ncbi Psychometric properties of Darryl, a cartoon based measure to assess community violence-related PTSD in children
    Pamela A Geller
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th St, Mail Stop 515, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Psychiatr Q 78:157-68. 2007
    ..To examine the reliability and validity of Darryl, a cartoon-based measure of PTSD symptoms and a screening tool for identifying children and adolescents with a PTSD diagnosis...
  15. ncbi Defining projective techniques: finding common ground for discourse
    Edwin E Wagner
    Psychol Rep 92:951-6. 2003
    ..This provides common ground for recognizing a circumscribed core of valid predictors across projective techniques.
  16. ncbi The Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study "extra-aggression" score as an indicator in cognitive restructuring therapy for male perpetrators of domestic violence
    Michael Norman
    Union Institute and University, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:561-6. 2008
    ..The data are discussed relative to implications for domestic violence treatment and the use of the Rosenzweig instrument as an index of treatment progress...
  17. ncbi [A comparative study on family perception between abused children and normal children by Kinetic Family Drawing]
    Haeng Ja Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Pusan National University Hospital, Korea
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 36:265-77. 2006
    ..The study attempted to find family perception differences between abused children and normal children by Kinetic Family Drawing...
  18. ncbi Incremental validity and the assessment of psychopathology in adults
    Howard N Garb
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:508-20. 2003
    ..from studies on incremental validity are described for (a) interviews, (b) personality inventories, (c) projective techniques, and (d) brief self-rated and clinician-rated measures...
  19. ncbi [Story stem evaluation in clinical practice with young children]
    Matthias Weber
    Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrische Universitäts und poliklinik, Basel
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 53:333-46. 2004
    ..In this way the instrument can help to open a window into the inner world of young children...
  20. ncbi Validation of the Comprehensive Assessment of Defense Style (CADS): mothers' and children's responses to the stresses of missile attacks
    L Wolmer
    Tel Aviv-Brull Community Mental Health Center, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:369-76. 2001
    ..The results provide further validation of the CADS and suggest possible areas of implementation, such as longitudinal examination of defenses, psychopathology screening, and therapeutic improvement...
  21. ncbi Preliminary study: psychological effects of muscle relaxation on juvenile delinquents
    Naoki Nakaya
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 11:176-80. 2004
    ..1, P=0.007). There were no significant interactions in the other psychological subscales. Thus, muscle relaxation therapy may improve frustration tolerance among juvenile delinquents...
  22. ncbi [Affective facial behavior of borderline patients during the Adult Attachment Projective]
    Anna Buchheim
    Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie der Universität Ulm
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 53:339-54. 2007
    ..The AAP is a valid interview measure for assessing adult attachment representation. The attachment system is activated by eight attachment-related pictures. The subjects are asked to tell a story about each picture...
  23. ncbi A critique of Lilienfeld et al.'s (2000) "The scientific status of projective techniques"
    Stephen Hibbard
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Assess 80:260-71. 2003
    ..article. When projective measures are viewed in the light of these corrections, the evidence for the validity and clinical usefulness of the Rorschach and TAT methods is more robust than Lilienfeld et al. represented...
  24. ncbi Can a laboratory measure of emotional processing enhance the statistical prediction of aggression and delinquency in detained adolescents with callous-unemotional traits?
    Eva R Kimonis
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, 3325 Social Ecology II, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:773-85. 2007
    ..Youth high on CU traits and who showed a deficit in their responses to visual depictions of distress showed the highest levels of aggression and violent delinquency...
  25. ncbi Human figure drawings as a measure of children's emotional status: critical review for practice
    Martha Driessnack
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:430; author reply 430-1. 2007
  26. ncbi The functions of art-making in CISD with children and youth
    Katharyn E Morgan
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 5:61-76. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi A controlled trial of the impact of exposure to positive images of dentistry on anticipatory dental fear in children
    C Fox
    Taunton Dental Access Centre, South Somerset Primary Care Trust, Taunton, Somerset, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:455-9. 2006
    ..Dental anxiety is common in children. This study sought to determine the impact of viewing positive images of dentistry prior to a dental appointment on the anticipatory dental anxiety levels of children attending for dental treatment...
  28. ncbi Drawing performance in prediction of special learning difficulties of kindergarten children
    H Mati-Zissi
    Department of Preschool Education, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
    Percept Mot Skills 92:1154-66. 2001
    ..The results showed an effect of the same cognitive factors in both areas of knowledge. The cognitive deficiencies observed across tasks focused on the children's information processing and were apparent in both symbolic systems...
  29. ncbi Build-a-Person Technique: an examination of the validity of human-figure features as evidence of childhood sexual abuse
    Simon D Williams
    Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 29:701-13. 2005
    ..Two exploratory features were also examined...
  30. ncbi Interpersonal distance in schizophrenic patients: relationship to negative syndrome
    Yakov Nechamkin
    Sha ar Menashe Mental Health Center, Hadera, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:166-74. 2003
    ..Personal space is the area individuals maintain around themselves into which others cannot intrude without arousing discomfort...
  31. ncbi Approach-avoidance individual differences in changing students' responses to physical education
    Claudio Robazza
    Facoltà di Scienze dell Educazione Motoria, Universita di Chieti, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 104:937-46. 2007
    ..Approach-avoidance tendencies can be expected to moderate involvement in challenging physical activities...
  32. ncbi Drawings vs. narratives: drawing as a tool to encourage verbalization in children whose fathers are drug abusers
    Rachel Lev-Wiesel
    School of Social Work, University of Haifa, Haifa 31095, Israel
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:65-75. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Children's drawings and their use in healthcare
    Martha Driessnack
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:156; author reply 156. 2002
  34. ncbi Program interventions for children at the end of life and their siblings
    Janet Duncan
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Children s Hospital Boston and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Dana 3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:739-58. 2006
    ..Preparation, com-munication, and collaboration are essential to provide optimalsupport for the children at the end of life, the parents, and thebrothers and sisters...
  35. ncbi Use of the Drawn Stories Technique to evaluate psychological distress in children
    Elena Trombini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 99:975-82. 2004
    ..These results indicate that the Drawn Stories Technique shows construct validity for use with children and is sensitive enough to detect their psychological distress, in terms of anxiety and depression...
  36. ncbi Investigating the validity of the Draw-A-Person: Screening Procedure for Emotional Disturbance: a measurement validation study with high-risk youth
    Holly C Matto
    School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University, 3330 Washington Boulevard, Suite 400, Arlington, Virginia 22201, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:221-5. 2002
    ..Findings lend preliminary support to the DAP:SPED's validity in providing assessment information about child behavioral functioning. Continued validation investigation along these lines is recommended...
  37. ncbi On pins and needles: the invasive treatment of a son
    Peggy F Drexler
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Stanford University, California, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 66:290-301. 2002
    ..The author concludes that despite the evidence of Corey's identifiable anxieties, she found no indications that he had failed or slowed in his oedipal development...
  38. ncbi Testimonials, narratives, stories, and drawings: child refugees as witnesses
    Stuart L Lustig
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0984F, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:569-84, viii. 2008
    ..At this point, longer and larger studies of the efficacy of all these approaches are warranted...
  39. ncbi An adapted version of the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study (PFS-AV) for the measurement of hostility in violent forensic psychiatric patients
    Ruud H J Hornsveld
    Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Crim Behav Ment Health 17:45-56. 2007
    ..The original Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study (PFS), designed to measure reactive aggressive behaviour in adults, contains 24 pictures of ambiguous situations in which someone is making a remark that can be interpreted as provocative...
  40. ncbi "Tooth worms", poverty tattoos and dental care conflicts in Northeast Brazil
    Marilyn K Nations
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:229-44. 2002
    ..qualitative field study utilized ethnographic interviews with key informants, participant-observation and projective techniques to probe professionals' and patients' explanatory models (EMs) of oral health...
  41. ncbi Considerations and techniques in the treatment of persons with multiple personality disorder
    M L Fike
    Occupational Therapy Department, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77550
    Am J Occup Ther 44:999-1007. 1990
    ..therapists may use a developmental approach with both child and adult alter personalities and may also use projective techniques, self-care training, and role and task management techniques...
  42. ncbi Current status of doctoral-level training in psychological testing
    R W Belter
    University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
    J Clin Psychol 57:717-26. 2001
    ..to be a major focus of training, a slight decline in emphasis on assessment was noted, most notably with projective techniques. With few exceptions (e.g...
  43. ncbi Personality assessment from the nineteenth to the early twenty-first century: past achievements and contemporary challenges
    James N Butcher
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:1-20. 2010
    ..Early twentieth-century highlights included the development of projective techniques like the Rorschach and several early self-report inventories, culminating in the development of the most ..
  44. ncbi Re-defining self after limb loss: a psychological perspective
    Ilze Grobler
    Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:337-44. 2008
    ..The value of projective techniques and narrative therapy will be highlighted in the process of re-defining self...
  45. ncbi Supportive or suggestive: Do human figure drawings help 5- to 7-year-old children to report touch?
    Deirdre A Brown
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:33-42. 2007
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  46. ncbi Vocal cord dysfunction: dealing with aggressivity
    Eberhard Seifert
    Division of Phoniatrics, ENT Clinic, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:127-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the self-perception of patients suffering from VCD and how they deal with aggressivity...
  47. ncbi [Causes of tic disorders in children]
    Barbara Prajsner
    Klinika Chorób Dzieci Katedry Pediatrii, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, Krakow
    Przegl Lek 62:1263-8. 2005
    ..Assessing the courses of tics can be crucial for more successful treatment. The aim of the study was to identify the egzogenic and endogenic causes of tic disorders...
  48. ncbi Toward a process-based framework for classifying personality tests: comment on Meyer and Kurtz (2006)
    Robert F Bornstein
    Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:202-7. 2007
    ..The possibility of extending the process-based framework beyond personality, to psychological tests in general, is also discussed. Clinical and empirical implications of a process-based framework are considered...
  49. pmc Three wishes and psychological functioning in boys with duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Nancy E Nereo
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital and Health Center, University of California, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:96-103. 2003
    ..Further, no association between health-related wishes and problem behaviors was observed in the DMD group. These findings indicate that, despite increased stressors, boys with DMD present wishes similar to those of their healthy peers...
  50. ncbi X-rays of inner worlds: the mid-twentieth-century American projective test movement
    Rebecca Lemov
    Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, USA
    J Hist Behav Sci 47:251-78. 2011
    ..behavioral sciences from approximately 1941 to 1968. This cross-disciplinary enterprise attempted to use projective techniques as "X-ray" machines to see into the psyches of subjects tested around the world...
  51. ncbi A psychologist grows in Brooklyn: reflections from the past
    Leonard Handler
    Psychology Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:1-16. 2005
    ..I discuss important experiences that helped me to become a clinical psychologist and a teacher. I conclude the article with a personal experience concerning the death of my mother and an early memory...
  52. ncbi The Sentence Completion and Three Wishes tasks: windows into the inner lives of people with intellectual disabilities
    E Dykens
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:588-97. 2007
    ..Unlike objective or projective tests, semi-projective tasks may provide persons with ID with just enough structure or cues to convey their self-perceptions in a spontaneous and unbiased manner...
  53. ncbi A memory-systems approach to the classification of personality tests: comment on Meyer and Kurtz (2006)
    Oliver C Schultheiss
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Assess 89:197-201. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi Embodying heart disease through drawings
    Marilys Guillemin
    Centre for the Study of Health and Society, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Health (London) 8:223-39. 2004
    ..The use of drawings is an interesting and insightful method with which to explore understandings of illness...
  55. ncbi Emotions as wishes and beliefs
    Falk Leichsenring
    Clinic for Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Goettingen, Germany
    J Pers Assess 79:257-73. 2002
    ..diagnostic methods, for example, by self-report instruments, ratings of facial expressions, or by projective techniques. This study presents an alternative approach: a computerized investigation of verbally expressed emotions ..
  56. ncbi [Representing cancer in undergraduate medical students: implications for practice and teaching]
    Ana Maria Medina
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 9:369-79. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi [Attachment in very low birthweight infants (< 1500 g) and their mothers]
    Paul Schiltz
    Universitat Bern
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 62:142-54. 2013
    ..We could not determine a significant link between the attachment patterns of the child and their mother...
  58. ncbi How does Sam feel?: Children's labelling and drawing of basic emotions
    Claire Brechet
    Dêveloppement Cognition Acquisition, Department of Psychology, University of Montpellier III, Montpellier, France
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:587-606. 2009
    ..These results suggest that a drawing task can be used to assess children's understanding of basic emotions. Results are discussed according to the development of perceptual skills and the development of emotion conceptualization...
  59. ncbi [Taking care of teenagers hospitalized after a suicidal gesture or a suicidal threat]
    N de Kernier
    Service de Pédopsychiatrie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    Arch Pediatr 17:435-41. 2010
    ..Suicidal gesture may express a transitory developmental breakdown but identificatory process may be revived if the suffering of the teenager may be listened, contented, elaborated and linked to meaning...
  60. ncbi [Which is the best way for not feeling fear? Young children's strategies to regulate fear]
    Bettina Janke
    Pädagogische Hoshschule Heidelberg
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 59:561-75. 2010
    ..Thus, the results are in accordance with theory of mind research and indicate that recognizing effective behavioral and mental strategies begins to develop from three years onward...
  61. ncbi [Application of story stems to the diagnosis of the axis "structure" of OPD-CA]
    Matthias Weber
    Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrische Klinik der Universitären Psychiatrischen Kliniken, Basel
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 60:27-40. 2011
    ..A case study will demonstrate the possibility to complement the evaluation of the axis "structure" by symbolic play with story stems...
  62. ncbi Levels of Emotional Awareness: a model for conceptualizing and measuring emotion-centered structural change
    Claudia Subic-Wrana
    Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Klinik fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Untere Zahlbacher Str 8, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Int J Psychoanal 92:289-310. 2011
    ....
  63. ncbi Prediction of outcome in transsexualism by means of the Defense Mechanism Test and multivariate modeling: a pilot study
    E Sundbom
    Department of Applied Psychology, Umea University, Sweden
    Percept Mot Skills 88:3-20. 1999
    ..It appears the Defense Mechanism Test has a predictive ability for patients with gender-identity disorder...
  64. ncbi Attitude towards aggression and creative functioning in patients with breast cancer
    A Lilja
    University Hospital, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund, Sweden
    Percept Mot Skills 87:291-303. 1998
    ..These original statistically significant findings of attitudes towards aggression and creative functioning in breast cancer patients are discussed in relation to the underlying nature of aggression and creativity...
  65. ncbi [Assessment of sociocognitive functions in neurological patients Presentation of a French adaptation of two tools and implementation in frontal dementia]
    Nathalie Ehrle
    Service de Neurologie, CHU de ReimsService de neurologie, CHU de ReimsService de neurologie, CHU de ReimsService de neurologie, CHU de Reims
    Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 9:117-28. 2011
    ..The relevance of the diagnostic of sociocognitive impairment in neurological patients is discussed...
  66. ncbi Illogical thinking and thought disorder in maltreated children
    Sheree L Toth
    Mt Hope Family Center, University of Rochester, 187 Edinburgh Street, Rochester, NY 14608, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:659-68. 2011
    ..To examine illogical thinking in children from low-income families with and without histories of child maltreatment...
  67. ncbi Using projective techniques to consider the societal dimension of healthy practices: an exploratory study
    Hélène Cherrier
    Department of Marketing, Griffith Business School, Nathan Campus, Brisbane, Australia
    Health Mark Q 29:82-95. 2012
    ..What this means conceptually is that health is no longer restricted to the individual microlevel dimension but rather emerges from the dialectical interplay between taking care of one's self and taking care of one's society...
  68. ncbi Unconscious cathexis of dream symbols as measured by the Kahn Test of Symbol Arrangement
    D E Webb
    Georgia State University
    Percept Mot Skills 77:547-54. 1993
    ..The results suggest that the KTSA is a valuable instrument for the empirical study of unconscious processes and that the contents of recurring dreams are particularly salient in a dreamer's unconscious...
  69. ncbi Perceptions of family of origin among lonely adult Filipino males with schizophrenia: a qualitative analysis
    Davis Porinchu Tharayil
    Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines, Clark Airbase, Angeles City, Philippines
    Am J Mens Health 4:111-23. 2010
    ..Open-ended interview, checklists, and projective techniques were used to collect data...
  70. ncbi Theory of mind in schizophrenia: the role of clinical symptomatology and neurocognition in understanding other people's thoughts and intentions
    Mona Abdel-Hamid
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL Hospital, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 165:19-26. 2009
    ..This study lends further support to the assumption of differential associations of ToM deficits with individual symptoms and symptom clusters in schizophrenia...
  71. ncbi In the margins of the mind: development of a projective research methodology for the study of nursing practice
    Mary Regan
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis 55419, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:10-23. 2008
    ..b>Projective techniques are one of a handful of methods that provide access to this type of knowledge since it resides below the ..
  72. ncbi Inhibited power motivation and persuasive communication: a lens model analysis
    Oliver C Schultheiss
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Germany
    J Pers 70:553-82. 2002
    ..This interactive effect of power motivation, inhibition, and imagery condition was accounted for by three behavioral cues: verbal fluency, gesturing, and eyebrow lifts. No comparable effects emerged among no-imagery participants...
  73. ncbi Ethical issues in psychological assessment in school settings
    L K Knauss
    Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013-5792, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:231-41. 2001
    ..Although concrete solutions are not always available for these complex situations, a basis for ethical decision making is presented...
  74. ncbi Clinical identification of compensatory structures on projective tests: a self psychological approach
    M L Silverstein
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brookville, NY 11548, USA
    J Pers Assess 76:517-36. 2001
    ..Clinical examples are provided, and the differentiation between compensatory structures and defenses and sublimation is discussed...
  75. ncbi Aging, body image, and body shape
    F Richard Ferraro
    Department of Psychology, University of North Dakota, Corwin Larimore Rm 215, 319 Harvard St Stop 8380, Grand Forks, ND 58202 8380, USA
    J Gen Psychol 135:379-92. 2008
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  76. ncbi A framework for treating partner aggressive women
    Lynn Dowd
    University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Center Ambulatory Psychiatry Clinic, Worcester 01605, USA
    Violence Vict 23:249-63. 2008
    ..Interventions for partner aggressive woman must be designed to address women's victimization experiences as well as their perpetration...
  77. ncbi Puerto Rican kindergartners' self-worth as coded from the Attachment Story Completion Task: correlated with other self-evaluation measures and ratings of child behavior toward mothers and peers
    Angel L Gullón-Rivera
    Family and Consumer Sciences, Western Michigan University, MI, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 15:1-23. 2013
    ..Coding the ASCT in terms of self-worth appears to be a promising approach for evaluating young children's (vicariously expressed) self-worth in family relationships...
  78. ncbi Advancing personality assessment terminology: time to retire "objective" and "projective" as personality test descriptors
    Gregory J Meyer
    J Pers Assess 87:223-5. 2006
  79. ncbi Identifying dissociative identity disorder: a self-report and projective study
    J C Scroppo
    Gordon Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 11530, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:272-84. 1998
    ..The DID participants also exhibited increased projective and imaginative activity, a diminished ability to integrate mental contents, a complex and driven cognitive style, and a highly unconventional view of reality...
  80. ncbi Negative interpretation bias in social phobia
    N Amin
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Behav Res Ther 36:945-57. 1998
    ..This bias was specific to self-relevant scenarios. These results support the hypothesis that a specific negative interpretation bias may be involved in the maintenance of social phobia...
  81. ncbi Figure-drawing indices of psychological accessibility
    Robert J Craig
    Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 47 W Polk Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:1213-21. 2002
    ..Possible interpretations were suggested...
  82. ncbi Use of visual tools to report sexual abuse for adults with mental retardation
    Denise Valenti-Hein
    Department of Psychology, 800 Algoma Blvd, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901 8670, USA
    Ment Retard 40:297-303. 2002
    ..Form of representation was also important. Live models were easier to use compared to dolls and drawings. Implications for forensic evaluations are discussed...
  83. ncbi Quantitative research on the primary process: method and findings
    Robert R Holt
    New York University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Psychology, New York, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 50:457-82. 2002
    ..This body of work is presented as a refutation of charges, brought by such critics as Crews, that psychoanalysis cannot become a science...
  84. ncbi Use of drawings in children with pervasive developmental disorder during hospitalization: a developmental perspective
    Athena Stefanatou
    Clinical Psychologist, Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Child Health Care 12:268-83. 2008
    ..The drawings were evaluated by Koppitz's emotional indicators. Punishment and persecution were the main cognitive constructs of children in order to explain hospitalization...
  85. ncbi Personality and defenses: a cross-cultural study of psychiatric patients and healthy individuals in Nicaragua and Sweden
    E Sundbom
    Department of Applied Psychology, Umea University, Sweden
    Psychol Rep 83:1331-47. 1998
    ....
  86. ncbi The Computerised Manchester Child Attachment Story Task: a novel medium for assessing attachment patterns
    Helen Minnis
    Section of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:233-42. 2010
    ..This preliminary study suggests that the CMCAST can reliably reproduce a simplified form of MCAST coding. The computer format may be well adapted to some uses such as screening for large-scale epidemiological research...
  87. ncbi Rigidity in children's drawings and its relation with representational change
    Claire M Barlow
    Department of Psychology, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, England ST4 2DE, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 86:124-52. 2003
    ..We also suggest the development of information processing may be crucial for flexibility in drawing...
  88. ncbi [The traumatic passage of migrant children at school]
    D Derivois
    Centre de Recherche en psychologie et psychopathologie clinique CRPPC, Université Lyon 2, 5, avenue Pierre Mendès France, 69676 Bron Cedex, France
    Encephale 39:51-8. 2013
    ..Migration is a potential source of trauma. This article aims to show the complexity of the processes involved in the psyche of the child and discusses aspects of latency as well as intercultural issues...
  89. ncbi Differences of prefrontal cortex activity between picture-based personality tests: a near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Hirotoshi Hiraishi
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Pers Assess 94:366-71. 2012
    ..BA10 showed that the PFS was left-hemisphere dominant and significantly different from the Rorschach and TAT, which showed a tendency to be right-hemisphere dominant. We believe that this tendency reflects emotion and sociality...
  90. ncbi Restoring psychic containers of identity after a suicide attempt in adolescence
    Nathalie de Kernier
    Laboratory of Psychoanalytical Psychopathology LASIEA4430, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense University, Nanterre, France
    Bull Menninger Clin 76:365-92. 2012
    ..The quantitative analyses of Fisher and Cleveland's Barrier/Penetration scores on the Rorschach show the evolution of identity mechanisms. The results underscore the importance of restoring psychic containers of identity...
  91. ncbi The Wartegg Zeichen Test: a literature overview and a meta-analysis of reliability and validity
    Jarna Soilevuo Grønnerød
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Assess 24:476-89. 2012
    ..33. Although the results were strong, we conclude that the WZT research has not been able to establish cumulative knowledge of the method because of the isolation of research traditions...
  92. pmc The second-to-fourth digit ratio correlates with aggressive behavior in professional soccer players
    Valentina Perciavalle
    Department of Sciences of Formation, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Mol Med Rep 7:1733-8. 2013
    ....
  93. ncbi Central nervous system processing of emotions in children with faecal incontinence
    A Becker
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 100:e267-74. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to analyze neurophysiologically the central processing of emotions in children with FI, healthy controls and children with Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  94. ncbi Psychological evaluation of refugee children: contrasting results from play diagnosis and parental interviews
    Gunilla Jarkman Björn
    Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:517-34. 2011
    ..The results emphasise the importance of getting diagnostic information from the child in order to understand each child's psychological condition...
  95. ncbi The Bears Family Projective Test: evaluating stories of children with emotional difficulties
    Giuseppe Iandolo
    Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
    Percept Mot Skills 114:883-902. 2012
    ..Unlike the stories of children without emotional difficulties, positive contents didn't prevail over negative, and there wasn't a positive compensation for negative elements...
  96. ncbi Psychological, behavioral and familial factors in obese Cuban children and adolescents
    Lourdes M Pérez
    Central Havana Pediatric Teaching Hospital, Cuba
    MEDICC Rev 15:24-8. 2013
    ..Beyond the physical risk factors, there is evidence that obesity has negative psychological, social, academic and economic effects...
  97. ncbi Child maltreatment, attachment security, and internal representations of mother and mother-child relationships
    Erin Pickreign Stronach
    Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Mt Hope Family Center, Rochester, NY 14608, USA
    Child Maltreat 16:137-45. 2011
    ..Implications of these results for developmental theory and intervention with maltreated children are discussed...
  98. ncbi Hand test AGG and AOS variables: relation with teacher rating of aggressiveness
    A J Clemence
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, USA
    J Pers Assess 73:334-44. 1999
    ..The results of this study provide support for the validity of the AGG and AOS scores in the assessment of aggressive behavior in children and demonstrate the utility of the Hand Test to identify aggressive tendencies in children...
  99. ncbi Negative emotions in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    K J Oostrom
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epilepsia 41:326-31. 2000
    ..To understand the emotional predicament in children with recently diagnosed idiopathic or cryptogenic epilepsy...
  100. ncbi Emotional adaptation of children undergoing bone marrow transplantation
    M Gunter
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy in Childhood and Adolescence, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Can J Psychiatry 44:77-81. 1999
    ..To examine stress reactions and psychic adaptation of children aged 8-12 years in single-room treatment under isolation conditions after bone marrow transplantation (BMT)...
  101. ncbi Repeatability of pain drawings in a low back pain population
    D D Ohnmeiss
    Texas Back Institute Research Foundation and Texas Health Research Institute, Plano, Texas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:980-8. 2000
    ..This is a prospective test-retest repeatability study...

Research Grants12

  1. Reward and reinforcement in implicit power motivation
    OLIVER SCHULTHEISS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the role of facial aflective expressions as indicators of power motivation reward and the time course of the hypothesized power motivation reward and reinforcement effects will be explored in these studies. ..
  2. PREVENTING ABUSE IN ADOLESCENT DATING RELATIONSHIP
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Assessment methods will include self-report, partner-report, and observational measures of behavior. ..
  3. Perpetration of Partner Violence Among Adolescents from Violent Homes
    Ernest N Jouriles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of risk and protective factors and the processes by which they predict APV will facilitate the development of targeted interventions designed to prevent or arrest the development of APV. ..
  4. Domestic Violence and Child Aggression
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Development of Self-regulation in High Risk Infants
    Julie Poehlmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Processing Dynamics of Rejection Sensitivity
    Geraldine Downey; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also test whether over-accommodation gives way to hostile and dejected overreactions when rejection is perceived. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Neural bases of automatic and controlled affective responses to smoking cues
    Brian Payne; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The prevalence of nicotine addiction and the widespread health implications of smoking make clear the relevance of these considerations for drug addiction and public health more generally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. RISK AND RESILENCE IN CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED MOTHERS
    Julie Poehlmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Funding is sought under the RO3 mechanism because the principal investigator is a new investigator and so that the validity of the proposed analytic model can be determined. ..
  9. Toward Integration of Cultural and Trait Psychology
    AUSTIN CHURCH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Executive Control in Implicit Attitude Measurement
    Brian Payne; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The third series examines more complex situations (e.g. the presence of an African American experimenter) which might influence implicit prejudice measures through both routes. ..
  11. Enhancing Child Preschool Readiness in Early Head Start
    JoAnn Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  12. Rejection sensitivity and self-regulation in personality disorders
    GERALDINE A DOWNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....