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. doi 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 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi 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 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
  31. ncbi The functions of art-making in CISD with children and youth
    Katharyn E Morgan
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 5:61-76. 2003
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. 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
  46. 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
    ....
  47. ncbi Children's drawings and their use in healthcare
    Martha Driessnack
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:156; author reply 156. 2002
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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 ..
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. doi 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 ..
  59. 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 ..
  60. doi 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...
  61. doi 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...
  62. doi [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...
  63. doi 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...
  64. doi 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...
  65. doi 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)...
  66. 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
    ....
  67. doi 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...
  68. doi 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi Children's dental fear picture test (CDFP): a projective test for the assessment of child dental fear
    G Klingberg
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Odontology, , Sweden
    ASDC J Dent Child 61:89-96. 1994
    ..Full agreement in the final assessments (CDFP) was found between the dentists in 88.9 percent of the testings, indicating that the CDFP is a reliable method for measuring child dental fear...
  72. ncbi [Neuropsychological findings in a case of simulation]
    J de Leon
    Departamento de Psiquiatria, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid
    Actas Luso Esp Neurol Psiquiatr Cienc Afines 21:127-30. 1993
    ..Nevertheless, it must be kept in mind that the manifestations are specially subject to sociocultural, geographic and temporal factors...
  73. ncbi Defensive characteristics in individuals with amalgam illness as measured by the percept-genetic method Defense Mechanism Test
    M Henningsson
    Department of Applied Psychology, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 54:176-81. 1996
    ..The DMT seems to be a powerful method in the effort to understand the mechanisms underlying the problems of amalgam illness...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi Surface dyslexia in nonfluent progressive aphasia
    S Watt
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Lang 56:211-33. 1997
    ..JH's language profile is considered in relation to potential sources of surface dyslexia and other cases of progressive aphasia...
  76. ncbi Multivariate modelling and personality organization: a comparative study of the Defense Mechanism Test and linguistic expressions
    E Sundbom
    Department of Applied Psychology, University of Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 37:74-83. 1996
    ..Among other things, it was shown that NPO patients are principally characterized by linguistic variables, whereas BPO and PPO patients are better defined by perceptual defences as measured by the DMT method...
  77. ncbi [Analysis of the block design test in a geriatric sample group]
    J Cacho
    Unidad de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca,
    Rev Neurol 24:1251-4. 1996
    ....
  78. ncbi Hypnotic enhancement of creative drawing
    James R Council
    North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58105, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 55:467-85. 2007
    ..However, there were no significant main effects or interactions involving hypnotizability or absorption. Hypnotic and task-motivational groups did not differ on debriefing measures regarding their experience...
  79. ncbi Patients' drawings illustrate psychological and functional status in heart failure
    Lisa Reynolds
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 63:525-32. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the heart drawings of patients with heart failure are associated with their psychological, functional, and clinical status...
  80. doi Experiences of women with bulimia nervosa in a mindfulness-based eating disorder treatment group
    Kathryn Proulx
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Eat Disord 16:52-72. 2008
    ..They reported less emotional distress and improved abilities to manage stress. This treatment may help the 40% of women who do not improve with current therapies and might be useful to prevent symptoms in younger women...
  81. ncbi Characteristics of the street children of Colombia
    L Aptekar
    San Jose State University, CA
    Child Abuse Negl 13:427-37. 1989
    ..The premise is made that by understanding the children more accurately more appropriate help may be given...
  82. doi An investigation of school violence through Turkish children's drawings
    Filiz Yurtal
    Department of Elementary Education, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    J Interpers Violence 25:50-62. 2010
    ..Moreover, it was found that brute force was the most referred way of violence in the children's depictions (38 pictures). In conclusion, children clearly indicated that there was violence in schools and they were affected by it...
  83. ncbi [The interpretation of attachment in the Szondi test and in the questionnaire processes of attachment theory]
    András Török I
    Semmelweis Egyetem ETK, Alkalmazott Pszichologia Tanszek, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 26:167-77. 2011
    ....
  84. ncbi [Juvenile delinquents' loneliness as represented on the Doll Location Test]
    Kaoru Nakamura
    Kyoto Family Court, Shimogamo miyagawa, Sakyo Nakamura, Kyoto Family Court, Shimogamo miyagawa, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 0801, Japan
    Shinrigaku Kenkyu 82:189-95. 2011
    ..The results suggest that distance was valid as an index of cohesion, although height could discriminate the intimate group from the others...
  85. ncbi [Behavior problems and identification of mental states in preschoolers]
    Florian Juen
    Institut fur Psychologie, Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 58:407-18. 2009
    ..We regard this as evidence that the ability to identify emotions and intentions in others has an important protective function even in childhood...
  86. doi 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...
  87. doi Psychoanalytic identity: Charles Rycroft and the British Freudian tradition
    Ken Robinson
    British Psychoanalytical Society, 25 HawthornRoad, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE34DE, UK
    Am J Psychoanal 70:119-27. 2010
    ..Rycroft defined himself in creative dialogue with Freud and his own contemporaries within the British Freudian tradition...
  88. doi Ray projection for recovering projective transformations and illumination changes
    Yun Zhang
    Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 70504 4330, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 33:446-58. 2011
    ..Its robustness to image blur and occlusion is demonstrated. Its versatility is illustrated through matching different objects in different classes...
  89. ncbi The defense mechanism test-separation theme in two anxiety disorders
    Anna Saya
    University of Rome Tor Vergata
    Percept Mot Skills 109:690-4. 2009
    ....
  90. ncbi Attachment type for adolescents in residential treatment centers
    Emanuela Confalonieri
    Department of Psychology, Center of Research in Developmental and Educational Dynamics, Catholic University, Milan, Italy
    Psychol Rep 105:161-72. 2009
    ..When replies were referred to the "Self," the risk of assessing Insecure attachment in the Residential group was about 2 times higher than in the Family group (OR = 2.28)...
  91. ncbi [The Collage Impression Scoring Scale (CIISS) may help predict sobriety for alcoholics]
    Mitsuru Itoh
    Meisei University
    Shinrigaku Kenkyu 80:215-22. 2009
    ..Thus the CISS was effective as a predictive index for alcoholics who maintain sobriety...
  92. ncbi Story stem narratives with young children: moving to clinical research and practice
    Joann L Robinson
    Department of Human Devlopment and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2058, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 9:179-85. 2007
    ..Practical aspects of using story stem methods with the referred child are also considered...
  93. pmc Autobiographical memory functioning among abused, neglected, and nonmaltreated children: the overgeneral memory effect
    Kristin Valentino
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1029-38. 2009
    ....
  94. ncbi [Anthropological study on hearing deficit]
    Cornelia Rada
    Academia Română, Institutul de Antropologie Francisc I Rainer Bucureşti
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 112:489-95. 2008
    ..Professional training of hearing impaired persons is conditioned by the stage of psychologic development and by educational level...
  95. ncbi Body image in adulthood: a projective approach
    B Hayslip
    Department of Psychology, University of North Texas, USA
    J Pers Assess 68:628-49. 1997
    ..In addition, G-DAP scores favored young adults. HIT Penetration scores varied by both age and relationship status...
  96. ncbi Alexithymic characteristics in responses to the Synthetic House-Tree-Person (HTP) Drawing Test
    I Fukunishi
    Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 85:939-42. 1997
    ..These two characteristics projected on the Synthetic House-Tree-Person Drawing Test may be related to alexithymic characteristics and related factors...
  97. ncbi Croatian children's experience of war is not reflected in the size and placement of emotive topics in their drawings
    R P Jolley
    Division of Psychology, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DE, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:107-10. 2001
    ..The claim that topics in children's drawings convey the children's emotional attitude towards those topics was investigated...
  98. ncbi On the interpretation of pictures with and without a content of child sexual abuse
    L Lindblom
    Department of Psychology, Lund University, Sweden
    Child Abuse Negl 25:683-702. 2001
    ..This has implications for the recognition of child sexual abuse in society. It was also shown that a sexual abuse theme was not transferred from one context to another context, which immediately followed it...
  99. ncbi [Using projective tests in forensic psychiatry may lead to wrong conclusions. Only empirically tested tests should be used]
    L Trygg
    Psykologiska institutionen, Stockholms universitet
    Lakartidningen 98:3118-23. 2001
    ..The use of objective psychometric neuropsychological tests and personality tests is recommended...
  100. ncbi Representations of attachment relationships in children of incarcerated mothers
    Julie Poehlmann
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Child Dev 76:679-96. 2005
    ....
  101. ncbi An empirical look at the Defense Mechanism Test (DMT): reliability and construct validity
    Bo Ekehammar
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, and Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 46:285-96. 2005
    ....

Research Grants51

  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. Rejection sensitivity and self-regulation in personality disorders
    Geraldine Downey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. PREVENTING ABUSE IN ADOLESCENT DATING RELATIONSHIP
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Assessment methods will include self-report, partner-report, and observational measures of behavior. ..
  4. 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. ..
  5. Domestic Violence and Child Aggression
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Processing Dynamics of Rejection Sensitivity
    Geraldine Downey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also test whether over-accommodation gives way to hostile and dejected overreactions when rejection is perceived. ..
  7. Predicting Phenotypic Trajectories in Prader-Willi Syndrome
    ELISABETH MAY DYKENS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although PWS may be viewed as an alternative lens into these widespread problems, this grant also proposes studies that will lead to improved quality of life for persons with PWS and their families. ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. Rejection sensitivity and self-regulation in personality disorders
    GERALDINE A DOWNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Development of Self-regulation in High Risk Infants
    Julie Poehlmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  11. Effects of Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Children and Adolescents with Autism S
    Robin L Gabriels; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..THR is less invasive than the use of medications to treat symptoms such as irritability and hyperactivity, critical areas that impact the child's ability to function successfully in home and school environments. ..
  12. Prader-Willi Syndrome: Correlates of Compulsivity
    Elisabeth Dykens; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will further delineate the PWS phenotype across genetic subtypes, and for the first time ever, elucidate both environmental and biological correlates of psychopathology in this syndrome. ..
  13. Rejection sensitivity and self-regulation in personality disorders
    Geraldine Downey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  14. Rejection sensitivity and self-regulation in personality disorders
    GERALDINE A DOWNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. Enhancing Child Preschool Readiness in Early Head Start
    JoAnn Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  16. 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. ..
  17. OBSESSIONS & COMPULSIONS: PRADER-WILLI & OTHER SYNDROMES
    Elisabeth Dykens; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Findings will shed new light on treatment, on certain subtypes of OCD, and on the range and correlates of PWS' complex behavioral phenotype. ..
  18. Toward Integration of Cultural and Trait Psychology
    AUSTIN CHURCH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  19. 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. ..