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To design the TRFO, eight answer books were assembled and named "Cadernos de TRFO" (TRFO Notebooks), based on the 31 situations proposed in the TBRFP projective test. Each answer book comprised three to four test situations.
The arguments for using questionnaires instead of projective tests seem to be weak.
Using the scores from the Projecture Test of Work Ethic and the scores from the video tape, a chi-square contingency table test showed that high scorers on the Projective Test were likely to receive high scores on the video tapes.
At the same time, attitudes toward projective tests by directors of internship training were relatively positive and opportunities for advanced training on select projective tests was an expected function of the internship experience (Piotrowski & Belter, 1999; Stedman et al., 2002).
These practitioners are more likely to use diagnostic tests, and may use projective tests. Often their firm aim is to diagnose the nature of the problem which is concerning the client, so as to refer the client to an appropriate person or to implement some type of treatment.
Psychoanalysis is traditionally recognized as the theory that underlies projective tests, although, in fact, others also have made contributions.
"I had the means to collect art for my own pleasure at first, until I realized that some of the artworks I own could be used as projective tests, a bit like the Rorschach inkblot test.
Sources said the doctors conducted personality trait test, psychopathology test and projective tests on Tunda.
In the world of psychological research and treatment, it is not just psychologists administering projective tests who examine the stories clients tell.
Among the topics are a retrospective study of Rorschach indicators of post-traumatic stress disorder, the importance of differentiating latent and manifest content in projective tests, the Rorschach assessment of parenting capacity, self-perception in Andean Quechua-speaking children entering school using the Rorschach method, the role of color in the production of responses in children's Rorschach protocols, and normative data from a sample of nonpatient Brazilian children aged nine to eleven.
In the present scope, psychological or psychometric tests are taken to include measures of intelligence, personality inventories, projective tests, and self-report measures of various psychological variables such as anxiety and others.
Within school psychology, personality tests and projective tests have been noted to be "extremely" helpful in identifying emotional disorders (Knauss, 2001).