Call for a Moratorium on the Use of the Rorschach Inkblot Test in Clinical and Forensic Settings

  title={Call for a Moratorium on the Use of the Rorschach Inkblot Test in Clinical and Forensic Settings},
  author={Howard N. Garb},
  pages={313 - 317}
  • H. Garb
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Assessment
A call is issued for a moratorium on the use of the Rorschach Inkblot Test in clinical and forensic (but not research) settings. The moratorium should last until we have determined which Rorschach scores are valid and which ones are invalid. Unfortunately, for most Rorschach scores, results from meta-analyses have been uninformative. Also, incremental validity has not been studied for most Rorschach scores. Furthermore, positive findings for Rorschach scores have rarely been independently… 
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