Rorschachiana

Edited by: Sadegh Nashat

Series: Yearbook of the International Rorschach Society - Volume 33

Print edition

Out of print

Online journal issues still available here

Thought-provoking contributions from the world of the Rorschach – including a special section on the close relationship between psychoanalysis and the Rorschach that illustrates the impact of psychoanalytic thinking on projective psychologyand vice versa.

This latest volume of Rorschachiana illustrates the diversity of ideas and the many possibilities that projective methods can offer. The general section includes a blend of research papers and innovative research that illustrate the influence of social, scientific, and cultural contexts on human behavior. A special section dedicated topsychoanalysis and the Rorschach includes papers by practitioners and researchers from a variety of countries who use different Rorschach systems as well as theoretical and methodological approaches. The topics range from suicidal ideation to the process of aging and the assessment of mentalization.

Rorschachiana is the official publication of the International Society for the Rorschach and Projective Methods, now with more than 3,000 members throughout the world, which for over half a century has played an important role in supporting the use of the instrument, as well as helping to develop extensive empirical research on its effectiveness in specific clinical situations.

Rorschachiana is also available as a journal (ISSN 1192-5604). The journal subscription includes 2 online issues per year, access to available back issues, and the book as an annual print compendium.


From the contents:

• Eye movement exploration of Rorschach images
• Human face responses in the Rorschach test
• Resilience or maladjustment in the face of trauma
• The expression of selflessness by women suffering from anorexia nervosa
• The usefulness of the Rorschach method in understanding psychoanalytic concepts and processes
• How the Rorschach method can contribute to contemporary psychoanalytic theory
From the reviews

"[This volume] should be in the libraries of students and professionals who conduct projective testing."
Gary B Kaniuk, PsyD, Cermak Health Services, in Doody's listings and reviews, 2013

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