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Contributions toward medical psychology. Vol. II [electronic resource] : theory and psychodiagnostic methods / with a foreword by David Wechsler.

Contributor(s): Weider, Arthur, 1919- [ed.].
Publisher: New York : Ronald Press Co., 1953Description: p. ; cm.Subject(s): Medicine, Psychosomatic | Psychology | Psychology, MedicalAdditional physical formats: OriginalOnline resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: "In the second volume of this text on contributions toward medical psychology, the author examines psychodiagnostic methods and medical practice, including concepts of psychodiagnostic tests, developmental procedures, and tests of intelligence. He also describes tests of personality, including questionnaires, word techniques, Rorschach techniques, and picture and drawing techniques. Tests of abstract and concrete conception are examined, as are tests of intellectual impairment. Other psychometric interests, such as vocational tests and achievement tests, are described. The author concludes with a chapter on psychodiagnostic methods at work, using a specific case to illustrate his points. The author endeavors to describe these and to point out the significant contributions they make to the better understanding of patients who are dealt with in psychiatric clinics as well as in general medical practice, educational situations, and in a variety of other areas. In many such instances, it is important to ascertain the level of intellectual functioning and personality dynamics as part of a comprehensive study of the individual"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
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"In the second volume of this text on contributions toward medical psychology, the author examines psychodiagnostic methods and medical practice, including concepts of psychodiagnostic tests, developmental procedures, and tests of intelligence. He also describes tests of personality, including questionnaires, word techniques, Rorschach techniques, and picture and drawing techniques. Tests of abstract and concrete conception are examined, as are tests of intellectual impairment. Other psychometric interests, such as vocational tests and achievement tests, are described. The author concludes with a chapter on psychodiagnostic methods at work, using a specific case to illustrate his points. The author endeavors to describe these and to point out the significant contributions they make to the better understanding of patients who are dealt with in psychiatric clinics as well as in general medical practice, educational situations, and in a variety of other areas. In many such instances, it is important to ascertain the level of intellectual functioning and personality dynamics as part of a comprehensive study of the individual"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2005 dcunns.

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