The Rorschach Interaction Scale as a potential predictor of cancer.

  title={The Rorschach Interaction Scale as a potential predictor of cancer.},
  author={P. Graves and L. Mead and T. Pearson},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  • P. Graves, L. Mead, T. Pearson
  • Published 1986
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • &NA; In a long‐term prospective study, medical students who later developed cancer, in contrast to the rest of the cohort, gave Rorschach test responses indicating less satisfactory interpersonal relationships as assessed by the Rorschach Interaction Scale (RIS). The scale remained as a predictor of cancer after adjusting for smoking, serum cholesterol level, and age in medical school, and after taking into account the date of diagnosis and length of follow‐up time. An exploration of the… CONTINUE READING
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