Rorschachiana

Edited by: Sadegh Nashat

Series: Yearbook of the International Rorschach Society - Volume 33

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

This latest volume of Rorschachiana illustrates the diversity of ideas and the manypossibilities that projective methods can offer. The general section includes a blendof 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 researchersfrom a variety of countries who use different Rorschach systems as well as theoreticaland methodological approaches. The topics range from suicidal ideation to theprocess of aging and the assessment of mentalization.

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

Rorschachiana is also available as a journal (ISSN 1192-5604). The journal subscriptionincludes 2 online issues per year, access to available back issues, and the bookas 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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