A Meaningful Psychometric Test or a Deceptive Ouija Board? a Critical Analytical Review of the Rorschach Inkblot Test

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Authors : Monika Dos Santos


Controversy has surrounded the Rorschach throughout most of its history, not because it is worthless, but because it has so often been used for the wrong purposes. Psychlit, PEP, PubMed, Google scholar, CAB Abstracts and article references were searched to identify critical commentaries and published globally in English between 1921 and 2012. Findings of the review suggest that the virtues of the Rorschach are modest but genuine. 


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