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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That means the culprit's psychogram is at the same time the sociogram of the society.
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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.
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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.