Aging and terminal changes in Rorschach responses among the Japanese elderly.

@article{Shimonaka1991AgingAT,
  title={Aging and terminal changes in Rorschach responses among the Japanese elderly.},
  author={Y Shimonaka and Kaoru Nakazato},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1991},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={10-8}
}
The Rorschach Inkblot Test was used to examine how personality changes among the elderly and whether significant changes precede death. Six measurements were conducted over 10 years. The original subjects were 236 healthy Japanese elderly with an average age of 76.4 years; 52 subjects survived throughout the 10-year study. Age-related changes were reflected in the number of responses; responses regarding rejection, shading, and popular; poor form level (F-%); and content range. The changes in… CONTINUE READING

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