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Psychodiagnosis [electronic resource] : an introduction to the integration of tests in dynamic clinical practice.

By: Rosenzweig, Saul.
Publisher: New York City, NY : Grune & Stratton, Inc., 1949Description: p. ; cm.Subject(s): Clinical psychology | Psychodiagnostics | Psychological tests | Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures -- psychology | Psychological TestsAdditional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: It is "the task of psychodiagnosis to bridge the gap between diagnostic indications and implicit psychodynamic forces." The volume "emphasizes the concrete materials and operations of the clinical psychologist rather than the abstract principles that are implicit in his tools and his work." A series of available instruments is described, each followed by brief illustrative protocols. The process of integrating psychological findings from several test procedures is presented in detail for 3 patients. A section of 8 representative case studies shows the importance of the "multiple approach to the complex unity of the person," stressing proper consideration of all available clinical data. The author discusses the practical implications of "clinical psychology as a psychodiagnostic art" and the need for further scientific research. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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It is "the task of psychodiagnosis to bridge the gap between diagnostic indications and implicit psychodynamic forces." The volume "emphasizes the concrete materials and operations of the clinical psychologist rather than the abstract principles that are implicit in his tools and his work." A series of available instruments is described, each followed by brief illustrative protocols. The process of integrating psychological findings from several test procedures is presented in detail for 3 patients. A section of 8 representative case studies shows the importance of the "multiple approach to the complex unity of the person," stressing proper consideration of all available clinical data. The author discusses the practical implications of "clinical psychology as a psychodiagnostic art" and the need for further scientific research. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

Also issued in print.

Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1949. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s1949 dcunns.

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