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  • The feasibility of the Thematic Apperception Test for adolescent clients.
    Osborn, Cynthia J. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Apr96, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p48 

    Presents counselors with several rationales for using the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT; Murray, 1971) with adolescent clients. Theoretical principles; Protocols for administration with adolescents.

  • TAT.
    Osborn, Cynthia J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2278 

    An encyclopedia entry for "TAT," which refers to thematic apperception test, is presented.

  • ADULT ATTACHMENT INTERVIEW, THEMATIC ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATIVE STYLE IN FAMILIES WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER.
    Anolli, Luigi; Balconi, Michela // Psychological Reports; Feb2002, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p279 

    Examines the Adult Attachment Interview with special reference to thematic and semantic analysis. Evaluation of speech for definition of linguistic patterns in units; Characterization of distinctive linguistic profile; Effectiveness of device for discrimination of attachment patterns.

  • Achievement Motivation Amongst Front Line Managers.
    Nandi, J. K. // ICFAI Journal of Organizational Behavior; Jul2008, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p58 

    In any organization, front line managers are responsible for the largest number of direct workers. Their motivations influence their behavior which significantly influences their organizations. McClelland identified three kinds of motivation as the need for achievement, power, and affiliation....

  • Children Tourette's syndrome and the Thematic Apperception Test: Is there a recognizable pattern?
    Wodrich, David L.; Thull, Lynn M. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct97, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p635 

    Presents a study in which children with Tourette's syndrome and children treated for emotional and behavioral problems were given the Thematic Apperception Test. Details on the study's participants; Method used to conduct the study; Results of the study; Discussion of the findings.

  • Freer to Be Me.
    Lyons, Denise // Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research; Winter2002, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p15 

    This article describes a study of 8 senior executives who participated in a rigorous executive development process that includes 360-degree feedback from colleagues and family members. The study aimed to shed light on this practice of executive development by conducting an in-depth examination...

  • Guilt and Shame in Japan: Data Provided by the Thematic Apperception Test in Experimental Settings.
    Thonney, Jaime; Kanachi, Michihiko; Sasaki, Hiroyuki; Hatayama, Toshiteru // North American Journal of Psychology; 2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p85 

    This article focuses on an analysis of forty-eight Thematic Apperception Test stories produced by Japanese university students. In order to investigate how the emotions of guilt and shame might influence the accuracy of polygraph testing, the TAT was used as an emotionally arousing stimulus for...

  • PHOTOTHERAPY: ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL EXPLORATIONS.
    Horovitz, Ellen G. // Afterimage; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p15 

    Describes the use of phototherapy in academic and clinical applications. Concept of phototherapy; Application of phototherapy in treating several complex etiologies; Information on the Thematic Apperception Test; Techniques that can be used in phototherapy class; Advantages of phototherapy for...

  • TAT.
    Horovitz, Ellen G. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p2146 

    A definition of the term "TAT" is presented. This term refers to the abbreviated form of thematic apperception test.

  • thematic apperception test.
    Horovitz, Ellen G. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p2168 

    A definition of the term "thematic apperception test" is presented. It refers to a projective test to judge the personality of a subject.

  • Assessment of Achievement and Power Motivation of Blacks and Whites, Using a Black and White...
    Lefkowitz, Joel; Fraser, Alan W. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Dec80, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p685 

    Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) motive scores of need for achievement (n Ach) and need for power (n Pow) for 63 male college students (31 black, 32 white) did not vary significantly as a function of either their race, the race of the TAT administrator, or race of the TAT stimulus figures....

  • Power motivation and youth: An analysis of troubled students and student leaders.
    Freeman, Brenda // Journal of Counseling & Development; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p661 

    The n affiliation, n achievement, and n power of five clusters of ninth-grade students and the differences between the motivational profiles of ninth-grade troubled youth and recognized student leaders were investigated in this study. The participants were grouped through the use ofa cluster...

  • Video TAT solves two problems, makes focus groups more effective.
    Bernstein, Donald // Marketing News; 9/8/1978, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p11 

    Presents information on the Video Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), a marketing research technique designed to be used in conjunction with the standard focus group to make it a more effective vehicle for in-depth probing of consumer attitudes and needs, developed by Donald Bernstein, director of...

  • The Effect of Plausibility on Eye Movements in Reading.
    Rayner, Keith; Warren, Tessa; Juhasz, Barbara J.; Liversedge, Simon P. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition; Nov2004, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p1290 

    Readers' eye movements were monitored as they read sentences describing events in which an individual performed an action with an implement. The noun phrase arguments of the verbs in the sentences were such that when thematic assignment occurred at the critical target word, the sentence was...

  • TAT CORRELATES OF EXECUTIVE PERFORMANCE.
    Cummin, Pearson C. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Feb67, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p78 

    The TAT was used to measure n Achievement, n Affiliation, n Power, n Autonomy, n Aggression, and n Deference in 2 groups of Ss. The 1st group consisted of more successful business executives, the 2nd of less successful ones. It was hypothesized, largely from the work of Henry and McClelland,...

  • SCIENCE NOTES.
    Bihler, Hugh J. // America; 9/15/1945, Vol. 73 Issue 24, p473 

    The article discusses the use of projective tests to understand the undercurrents of personality. According to the author, the Rorschach test directly gauged the habits of perception using ink-blot patterns. The Murray Thematic Appreciation Tests make use of a series of pictures illustrating...

  • Enhancing adolescents' responses to projection plates through a dynamic assessment technique of questioning.
    Matthews, Lizette; Bouwer, Cecilia // South African Journal of Psychology; Jun2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p231 

    The value of projected storying in assessment is widely recognised, perhaps nowhere more than when working with children and adolescents. Yet the technique has its pitfalls, including the way the stories produced may be influenced by digressing from standard instructions, using different methods...

  • SOME PERSONALITY CORRELATES OF THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS.
    Johnston Jr., H. Russell // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct74, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p623 

    Using the Thematic Apperception Test and nondirective interviews with 39 professionals employed by a consulting firm, the study investigates the link between three personality dimensions and the individual's perception of his/her relationship with the organization. Results show that individuals...

  • OBSESSIVENESS AND A THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST-BASED MEASURE OF AGGRESSION.
    Cogan, Rosemary; Ashford, Daniel; Cfianey, Brett; Embry, Sheena; Emory, Lindsay; Goebel, Holly; Holstrom, Nicole; Keithley III, David; Lawson, Miranda; Mcpherson, Joe; Scott, Brandon; Tebbets Jr., Jomie // Psychological Reports; Dec2004 Part1, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p828 

    Freud (1909/1955) hypothesized a conflict between love and hate in obsessive neurosis. To test this relationship, we compared a Thematic Apperception Test-based measure of aggressive fantasies in college men who scored either high or low on the Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised. 64...

  • O reflexo das atividades pr�ticas no processo ensino-aprendizagem das t�cnicas de exame psicol�gico.
    De Lima, Ricardo Alves // Psicologia: Teoria e Pr�tica; jul-dic2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p55 

    The current research has been as goal to inquire into the reflex of practical activities in teaching-learning process of psychological assessment technics (PET), more specifically from tests of Human Figure Drawing (HFD), Family Draw, Myokinetic Psychodiagnosis (KMP), Rorschach's...

  • SOME LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF SPEECH FROM APHASIC PATIENTS.
    Fillendaum, Samuel; Jones, Lyle V.; Wepman, Joseph M. // Language & Speech; Apr-Jun61, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p91 

    This paper describes some characteristics of the speech of 12 adult aphasic patients, as compared with the speech of 12 control subjects. From transcripts of subjects' speech a number of measures are determined which may be useful as general descriptions of speech and which may be sensitive to...

  • Zaburzenia jÄ™zykowe a inne wybrane funkcje poznawcze u osób chorujÄ…cych na zaburzenia schizofreniczn.
    Waszkiewicz, Justyna; Wciórka, Jacek; Anczewska, Marta; Chrostek, Anna; Świtaj, Piotr // Psychiatria Polska; 2012, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p553 

    Aim. The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between clinical and neuropsychological measures of language disorders as well as characteristics of the mental condition of patients diagnosed as having schizophrenic disorders. Method. There were 45 persons with schizophrenic disorder...

  • Leadership Motive Pattern and Long-Term Success in Management.
    McClelland, David C.; Boyatzis, Richard E. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Dec82, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p737 

    Previous research has demonstrated that several personality variables assessed in operant thought with the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) are associated with success at higher levels of nontechnical management. To provide a longitudinal test of these associations, TAT protocols for 237...

  • AN EVALUATION OF CBT FOR PSYCHOSIS USING A CLINICAL CASE STUDY FORMAT.
    Hutcheon, Donald // Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association; Fall2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p18 

    The article evaluates the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) through the use of a clinical case study on a female patient undergoing treatment for psychosis. The Vulnerability-Stress-Model is required in understanding the forms of rehabilitation and cognitive impairment in...

  • A Thematic Comparison of Suicide Notes Drawn from Northern Ireland and the United States.
    O'Connor, Rory C.; Leenaars, Antoon A. // Current Psychology; Winter2004, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p339 

    Suicide is a global concern hence cross-cultural research ought to be central to national suicide prevention strategies. This study sought to investigate suicide notes drawn from Northern Ireland and the United States as these countries have broadly similar suicide rates but markedly different...

  • NARRATIVES OF ESCAPE: A HERMENEUTIC STUDY OF RESILIENCY.
    Plummer, John; Knudson-Martin, Carmen // Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal; Dec96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p567 

    This study examines the structure of narratives told by well-functioning adults who were "at-risk" as children. Participants told stories of their childhood based on pictures they selected from the TAT test (Thematic Apperception Test). Analysis of their narratives resulted in a set of...

  • ANOMIE AND ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION: A STUDY OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT WITHIN CULTURAL DISORGANIZATION.
    Kerckhoff, Alan C. // Social Forces; Mar59, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p196 

    The article focuses on a study of personality development within cultural disorganization. D.C. McClelland devised a method for measuring achievement motive (n Ach). The method involves the basic principle of the Thematic Apperception Test, which asks the subject to devise stories about a set of...

  • Implicit Motive Profile of Treatment-Seeking Opiate Users: High Affiliation and Low Achievement.
    Bársony, Katalin; Martos, Tamás; Ehmann, Bea; Balázs, Hedvig; Demetrovics, Zsolt // Journal of Psychoactive Drugs; Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p374 

    Research on basic human motives (achievement, affiliation, and power) encoded at the emotional level recently returned to the forefront of scientific research. To date, there are only a few studies on the pattern of implicit motives of substance users, so the present study examined opiate users...

  • Psychosocial and Electroencephalographic Studies of Egyptian Murderers.
    Okasha, Ahmed; Sadek, A.; Moneim, S. Abdel // British Journal of Psychiatry; Jan75, Vol. 126, p34 

    The article presents a psychosocial study of Egyptian murderers. The study used the hand test, Thematic Apperception Test and Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale which were applied to the subjects which included prison murderers, mental hospital murderers and normal subjects. The general...

  • EVALUATION OF BIZARRE-IDIOSYNCRATIC THINKING SCALE AS A MEASURE OF THOUGHT DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH SEVERE PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS.
    McCarthy, James; Loewenthal, Laura; Herdsman, Lisa; Leonard, Noelle; Bluestone, Cheryl; Gorman, Bernard // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Aug2003, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p207 

    To investigate the prevalence of thought disorder and the possible appropriateness of the Bizarre-Idiosyncratic Thinking Scale for children and adolescents with severe psychiatric disorders, 96 child and adolescent inpatients and day hospital patients, ages 6 to 18 years, at a state psychiatric...

  • USING TAT PROJECTIVE INTERPRETATION WITH A KOREAN CLIENT TO INFLUENCE DISCLOSURE IN THERAPY.
    HUTCHEON, DONALD // Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association; Winter2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p14 

    The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) is a semi-structured projective technique requiring a respondent to make up stories in response to ambiguous pictures. The person's interpretation of the pictures projects his or her personality into the content and structure of the stories. During the past...

  • TAT Measurement of Performance Motivation.
    HUTCHEON, DONALD // Journal of Sport Psychology; 1980, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p96 

    A summary is presented of the article "Performance motivation and competition analysis," by H. Steiner. The article discusses the use of the thematic apperception test (TAT) in determining how athletes are motivated. Using a sports specific TAT, researchers found that people with a naturally...

  • Tell Me a Story.
    PUTERBAUGH, DOLORES T. // USA Today Magazine; Nov2012, Vol. 141 Issue 2810, p82 

    The article comments that the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) is a complex evaluation tool that requires specialized training and a graduate education. It informs that the stories that couples tell during the oral history interview (OHI) let the researchers know how healthy they are in term of...

  • The Thematic Apperception Test and the Children's Apperception Test in Clinical Use.
    Whitehead, Antonia // British Journal of Psychiatry; Sep71, Vol. 119 Issue 550, p331 

    The article reviews the book "The Thematic Apperception Test and the Children's Apperception Test in Clinical Use," Second Edition, by Leopold Bellak

  • USING MULTIPLE EVALUATION PROCEDURES TO MEASURE THE ACCURACY OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY CHARTING WITH PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENTS.
    Hutcheon, Donald S. // Annals of Psychotherapy & Integrative Health; Summer2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p62 

    The article discusses a study of psychiatric inpatients with the "Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan, Intervention, Evaluation" (SOAPIE) approach. The documentation of treatment for the patients were analyzed using the Bender Gestalt Screen for Brain Dysfunction, Thematic Apperception Test...

  • Para um racional bioniano de interpretação dos dados projectivos.
    Delgado, Luís // Análise Psicológica; jan-mar2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p109 

    In this article, the author seeks to enrich the understanding and practice of projective methods, especially the Thematic Apperception Test, through a dynamic approach using for the first time, the conceptual apparatus of W. Bion and away from the classical psychoanalytic model, i.e., the...

  • Measuring the Reliability of Picture Story Exercises like the TAT.
    Gruber, Nicole; Kreuzpointner, Ludwig // PLoS ONE; Nov2013, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p1 

    As frequently reported, psychometric assessments on Picture Story Exercises, especially variations of the Thematic Apperception Test, mostly reveal inadequate scores for internal consistency. We demonstrate that the reason for this apparent shortcoming is not caused by the coding system itself...

  • Personality Profiles.
    Gladwell, Malcolm // Leadership Excellence; Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p9 

    Provides information in several personality tests. Functions of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; Utilization of cards to assess achievement, by the Thematic Apperception Test; Concept of the Assessment Center at Development Dimensions International.

  • ANALISI NARRATIVA DI TAT DI UN CAMPIONE CLINICO DI ADOLESCENTI.
    Mittino, Filippo; Maggiolini, Alfio. // Psichiatria e Psicoterapia;  

    Introduction: The purpose of this article is analyzing TAT protocols through a correlation between SCORS's method and a semiotic narrative analysis of the stories. The hypothesis is that a higher relational competence correlates with a better narrative capacity. Sample: 30 TAT protocols (15 boys...

  • DEATH AND THE MAIDEN.
    Gutmann, Stephanie // New Republic; 6/24/96, Vol. 214 Issue 26, p20 

    Discusses issues related to physician-assisted suicide in the U.S. in relation to the trial of pathologist Jack Kevorkian of Royal Oak, Michigan in 1996. Afflictions suffered by women who prefer to die; Difference between the reasons of men and women for committing suicide; Statistics of...

  • THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE DISORDER AMONG SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN IN A PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL.
    CONWAY, FRANCINE; TALREJA, PRIYAM; McCARTHY, JAMES; CONWAY, FIONA // Psychological Reports; Apr2013, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p340 

    The empirical literature offers evidence that childhood sexual abuse is a predictor of psychopathology in adults. However, the literature examining the relations between thought disorder and psychotic symptoms in children is sparse. Children with a history of childhood sexual abuse are expected...

  • Psychology & the Ads.
    CONWAY, FRANCINE; TALREJA, PRIYAM; McCARTHY, JAMES; CONWAY, FIONA // Time; 5/13/1957, Vol. 69 Issue 19, p53 

    The article focuses on consumers' behaviors in patronizing products and services based on various psychological tests. It states that depth psychology on the behavior of consumers has more impact on business and advertising in the U.S. compared to mental health programs. Hence, the conduct of...

  • In Pursuit of the Aboriginal Child's Perspective via a Culture- free Task and Clinical Interview.
    Williams, Robert B.; French, Laurence A.; Picthall-French, Nancy; Flagg-Williams, Joan B. // SIS Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health; Jan2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p22 

    Mental health professionals have historically been trained with Eurocentric-derived assessment procedures and tests for children in North America. A survey of clinical assessment procedures that could easily be adapted in a cultural-free format for use with Aboriginal children was undertaken....

  • Oedipus: The Deep Rooted Reality to Homosexuality.
    Podder, Jhelum; De, Sonali // SIS Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health; Jan2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p77 

    The present study investigates certain psychodynamic processes of homosexuals and compares it with that of heterosexuals. The objectives of the study were to: (a) explore the oedipal relations and conflicts of male and female homosexual subjects, (b) explore and compare the oedipal relations and...

  • Organization and Hostility in the Thematic Apperception Test Stories of Schizophrenics.
    Foulds, G. A. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Jan64, Vol. 110 Issue 464, p64 

    The article examines the organization and hostility in the Thematic Apperception Test stories of schizophrenics. Hostility is scored from violence leading to death through physical assault while the term organization signifies the ability to perceive stimuli. It was found that paranoid...

  • Summary Brief: Degrees-of-Freedom Analysis of Motive Imagery in Consumers' Stories Told in Natural Contexts.
    Tran, Xuan V.; Woodside, Arch G. // Society for Marketing Advances Proceedings; 2010, p161 

    The present study applied degrees of freedom analysis to test the accuracy and reliability of the Thematic Apperception Test modifications by Winter (1973). The DFA technique was conducted to test the motive imagery scores of three stories told in naturally-occurring contexts. Findings indicate...

  • Is There a Science of Success?
    Lemann, Nicholas // Atlantic Monthly (10727825); Feb1994, Vol. 273 Issue 2, p82 

    The article examines whether motivation has any measurable effect on success and the way a person's life turns out. According to the author, in mainstream academia the most substantial record of examining the relationship between motivation and economic success has been established by...

  • ORTHOPEDICALLY HANDICAPPED PUPILS.
    Wrightstone, J. Wayne // Exceptional Children; Jan1957, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p160 

    The article focuses on the physical status of children who have orthopedic limitations and are enrolled in special classes in the U.S. The psychological examination of each child in the group selected for intensive clinical study was conducted by psychologists of the Bureau of Educational...

  • Non-Hockey Imagery Assists Goal Scoring.
    Wrightstone, J. Wayne // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Jun1991, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p210 

    The article presents a summary o a research study titled "Cognitive Style and Nonsport Imagery in Elite Hockey Performance," published in the "Perceptual and Motor Skills" journal. The study examined the relationship between characteristics of nonsport imagery and performance in sport. 31...

  • Intimacy and Structure: Sex Differences in Imagery of Same-Sex Relationships.
    Mazur, Elizabeth; Olver, Rose R. // Sex Roles; Jun87, Vol. 16 Issue 11/12, p539 

    Thirty-three female and 42 male undergraduates wrote stories in response to verbal Thematic Apperception Test cues of characters of the subject's sex in structured and unstructured situations. Significantly more men than women wrote stories with negative and defused imagery to the unstructured...

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