A Handbook of Clinical Scoring Systems for Thematic Apperceptive Techniques

Edited by Sharon Rae Jenkins

© 2008 – Routledge

810 pages

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About the Book

This comprehensive volume brings together the best available clinical scoring systems for thematic apperceptive techniques (TATs), presented in research summaries along with practice stories and available scoring manuals. A Handbook of Clinical Scoring Systems for Thematic Apperceptive Techniques

  • raises awareness about the availability and usefulness of TAT scoring systems for research, training, and clinical practice;
  • provides the materials needed for learning and using the most useful available clinical systems; and
  • facilitates their use by making independent learning and systematic research easier.

This book should be in the library of every faculty member and clinical supervisor who is responsible for teaching courses in psychological assessment or supervising assessment students in clinical, counseling, school, or forensic psychology, whether in academic or practice settings, practicum sites, or internships.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: General Principles. S.R. Jenkins, Introduction: Why "Score" TATs, Anyway? S.R. Jenkins, Learning and Teaching Reliable Scoring Systems. S.R. Jenkins, Future Directions. Part II: The Research Summaries and Scoring Manuals. Perceptual-Cognitive. B. Chapman, Edith Weisskopf's Transcendence Index. E. Weisskopf, M. Prola, L. Perez, S.R. Jenkins, Edith Weisskopf's Transcendence Index Manual. C. Santa Maria, Richard Dana's Objective Scoring System. R. Dana, Objective Scoring System Manual. M. Leeper, L. Dobbs-Horn, S.R. Jenkins, Melvin Feffer's Interpersonal Decentering. M. Feffer, M. Leeper, L. Dobbs-Horn, S.R. Jenkins, L. Perez, Interpersonal Decentering Manual. B. Ritzler, The Picture Projection Test. B. Ritzler, The Picture Projection Test Manual. G.F. Ronan, M.S. Gibbs, L.Dreer, J.A. Lombardo, Personal Problem Solving System-- Revised. G.F. Ronan, M.S. Gibbs, Scoring Manual for Personal Problem Solving System—Revised. Part III: Psychodynamic. S. Ornduff, Reuben Fine's Scoring Scheme. S. Ornduff, Reuben Fine's Scoring Scheme Manual. R.R. Holt, Primary Process. R.R. Holt, Primary Process Manual. B.P. Karon, Pathogenesis. B.P. Karon, Pathogenesis Manual. S. Huprich, Oral Dependency. S. Huprich, Oral Dependency Manual, D.W. Harder, D.F. Greenwald, The Harder TAT Ambitious-Narcissistic Style Scale. D.W. Harder, D.F. Greenwald, The Harder TAT Ambitious-Narcissistic Style Scale Manual. F. Summers, Symbiosis. F. Summers, Symbiosis Manual. Part IV: Social-Emotional. B. Chapman, Singer and Wynne's Communication Deviance. A.D. Thomas, The TAT Affective Scale. A.D. Thomas, The TAT Affective Scale Manual. G. Costantino, R. Malgady, The TEMAS (Tell-Me-A-Story). H. Teglasi, C. Locraft, K. Felgenhauer, Empathy. H. Teglasi, C. Locraft, K. Felgenhauer, Scoring Manual for Empathy. D. Joubert, Adult Attachment Projective. M. Hoy-Watkins, V. Jenkins-Monroe, Contemporized Themes Concerning Blacks. M. Hoy-Watkins, Scoring Manual for Contemporized Themes Concerning Blacks. Part V: Needs-concerns. L. Chandler, Need-Threat Analysis. L. Chandler, Need-Threat Analysis Manual. D. Ephraim, George DeVos' Psychocultural Scoring. D. Ephraim, George DeVos' Psychocultural Scoring Manual.

About the Series

Personality and Clinical Psychology

This series of books is intended to provide information about personality processes and their implications for the science and practice of clinical psychology. To this end, the books in the series integrate conceptual formulations, research findings, and practical recommendations concerning a broad range of topics, including theoretical perspectives on the nature of personality; biological and psychosocial influences on personality development; continuity and change in dimensions of personality across the lifespan; personality characteristics likely to foster adjustment difficulties; classification of abnormal personality patterns associated with psychopathological conditions; assessment procedures for evaluating individual differences in personality and identifying types of psychopathology; and methods of ameliorating adjustment problems, treating psychological disturbances, and promoting positive mental health.

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