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Essentials of Rorschach Assessment

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ISBN-10: 0471331465

ISBN-13: 9780471331469

Edition: 2000

Authors: Tara Rose, Michael P. Maloney, Nancy Kaser-Boyd

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the RorschachComplete coverage of administration, scoring, interpretation, and reportingExpert advice on avoiding common pitfallsConveniently formatted for rapid referenceThe Rorschach inkblot test identifies adaptive and maladaptive patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. A projective personality test, the unrestrained structure of the Rorschach allows for a variety of responses. In order to use the Rorschach properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret it. Essentials of Rorschach Assessment guides both the new and experienced professional to a better understanding of the Rorschach and how to implement it in practice.Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.This step-by-step guide provides a clear and concise reference for those who want to understand and use the Rorschach inkblot test with confidence. Written in an engaging, easy-to-read style, Essentials of Rorschach Assessment places particular emphasis on the evaluation of adult personality using Exner's Comprehensive System. The authors review the strengths and weaknesses of the Rorschach, and offer valuable advice on its clinical applications, exciting new research data, and several illuminating case reports.Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:Essentials of WAIS-III AssessmentEssentials of CAS AssessmentEssentials of Forensic Psychological AssessmentEssentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development-II AssessmentEssentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R AssessmentEssentials of Millon Inventories AssessmentEssentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator AssessmentEssentials of Career Interest AssessmentEssentials of Cross-Battery AssessmentEssentials of Nonverbal AssessmentEssentials of Cognitive Assessment with Kait and Other kaufman MeasuresFor a complete list of books in our Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Douglas Kimmel is professor emeritus at City College of the City University of New York. He is the coeditor (with Linda Garnets) of Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiencesand author of the classic text, Adulthood and Aging.Tara Rose is a research assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She conducts and consults on longitudinal outcome studies and program evaluations in system of care communities and agencies. She is also interested in the empirical validation of services to LGBT elders.Steven David is a post-doctoral fellow in the department of Geriatric Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital. He has coauthored articles in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatryand other publications.

Series Preface
Overview
How to Administer the Rorschach
How to Code the Rorschach
How to Create a Structural Summary for the Rorschach
Principles of Interpretation
Strengths and Weaknesses of the Rorschach
Clinical Applications of the Rorschach
Illustrative Case Report
Rorschach Response Form
Rorschach Script: Introductory and Free Association Phases
Rorschach Script: Inquiry Phase
Rorschach Scoring Worksheet
Rorschach Scoring Template
ROR-SCAN Scoring Summary, Sequence of Responses
References
Annotated Bibliography
Index