projective technique


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Noun1.projective technique - any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
personality test - any test that is intended to assess personality
inkblot test, Rorschach, Rorschach test - a projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot
Thematic Apperception Test, TAT - a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture
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In this research, aided recall through projective technique was used.
Traditionally considered to be a projective technique, Hans Zulliger created this ink blot test in 1948 to assess components of how the personality functions, addressing aspects of its dynamics and structure, as well as fantasies and underlying anxieties (Villemor-Amaral & Primi, 2009).
The drawing-completion test: a projective technique for the investigation of personality, based on the Wartegg Test Blank.
The Synthetic House-Tree-Person Test (S-HTP Test; Mikami, 1995), which is a projective technique used in clinical psychology, is based on Buck's (1948) House-Tree-Person (HTP) Test.
Another more reality-bound engagement of a counselor's imaginative faculty occurs when listening to a client recount his or her early recollections as a projective technique (Clark, 2001, 2002, 2013).
Machover (1947) was the first who got interested in the human figure drawings as projective technique, and used DAP test on male adolescents and adult patients for assessment purposes.
Responses were anonymous, participants were instructed that there were no "right" or "wrong" answers and a less threatening projective technique was utilized in the experimental treatment conditions.
Burgess (2012) used a projective technique to attempt to measure preschool children's perception of body shapes: those of other children and then of their own.
We chose Adlerian sand tray therapy as a therapeutic adjunct for five reasons: (a) No research was found addressing implementation of Adlerian sand tray therapy with adult male substance abuse offenders, (b) sand tray attends to unconscious processes, (c) Adlerian sand tray therapy is a projective technique that may enhance self-awareness, (d) Adlerian sand tray therapy may facilitate the development of social interest and may encourage resolution of overwhelming feelings of inferiority that are typically masked by an offenders' superiority complex, and (e) there is sufficient common ground between aspects of Adlerian and cognitive behavioral therapies supporting implementation of Adlerian sand tray therapy in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy with offender populations.
And in time, this projective technique led Olson to truths that have importance to all of us, about our place on Earth and the structure of the cosmos.
Thus, the preventive character of the Vocational Guidance is reiterated, optimized by the resource of the projective technique of the BBT.
During the process, the participant researchers decided to utilize reflexive photographic narratives, kinetic drawings, and transcripts of projective technique interviews as the primary sources of data.