A Critique of Lilienfeld et al.'s (2000) "The Scientific Status of Projective Techniques"

  title={A Critique of Lilienfeld et al.'s (2000) "The Scientific Status of Projective Techniques"},
  author={Stephen Hibbard},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  pages={260 - 271}
  • S. Hibbard
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Personality Assessment
Lilienfeld, Wood, and Garb (2000) published a largely negative critique of the validity and reliability of projective methods, concentrating on the Comprehensive System for the Rorschach (Exner, 1993), 3 systems for coding the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT; Murray, 1943) cards, and human figure drawings. This article is an effort to document and correct what I perceive as errors of omission and commission in the Lilienfeld et al. article. When projective measures are viewed in the light of… 
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