psychogram


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psychogram

(ˈsaɪkəʊˌɡræm)
n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) spiritualism a message believed to be written by a spirit or authored by psychical means
2. (Psychology) psychol a representation, in the form of a diagram, of a person's personality, esp one based on responses to tests, etc
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The psychogram generated from a Rorschach test suggested schizophrenform psychosis.
It is not so much the psychogram of Charicleia and Thyamis as the plot that engages the reader.
They are the protagonists of Love, Faith, and Hope, respectively; together, the women are a psychogram of contemporary Austrian society.
His topics include administration, global scores, the psychogram, form quality and special scores, interpretive process, and the psychological test report.
Multiple knowledge and evaluation methods and techniques for the relations between the members of a sportive group can be used by trainers: psychosocial observation, questionnaire method, experiment method, the opinions and attitudes scale method, the objective personality evaluation method, sociometrical techniques, sociometric test; the sociometric matrix, the sociometrical indexes, the sociogram (the graphic representation of relations); the sociometrical frames, the psychogram (or the psychological monography), the psychodrama presentation of the results.
It is possible to ope n oneself up to the flood of dynamisms: it is thus that we arrive at a psychogram (spontaneous writing) which we try to create at the speed of the psychological processes.
The author notes that "the film is something of a psychogram or fever-chart of the late 20s which across its tale of technology run riot and industrial regimentation, is obsessed with rising temperatures, pressures coming to a head, bubbling liquids on the boil, imminent explosions and inundating floods: in short, it records all manner of forces welling up from the deep" (16).
Yet even as this critical anatomy of the psychic reality of a tragic day-dreamer is meant to have a psychological effect on its readers, what is at stake is precisely not the construction of a psychogram that coherently explains away Emma Bovary's mental vagaries.
The author tells a rather exciting story about the psychogram of a young egotist, including his image in the mirror of other critical persons whose opinions the reader shares - an egotist whose profession is designing houses for happy families.
One could call it a psychogram of a sadist compelled to torture a man to death while his own child lies dying.
He is preoccupied with supposedly threatening human objects, which is reflected in an abnormally high movement responses (M column) having sinister content in the Rorschach psychogram.