The Rorschach test in clinical diagnosis: a critical review, with a backward look at Garfield (1947).

@article{Wood2000TheRT,
  title={The Rorschach test in clinical diagnosis: a critical review, with a backward look at Garfield (1947).},
  author={James M Wood and Scott O. Lilienfeld and Howard N. Garb and M. Teresa Nezworski},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          395-430; discussion 431-4
        }
}
The present article comments on a classic study by Garfield (1947) then reviews research on the Rorschach and psychiatric diagnoses. Despite a few positive findings, the Rorschach has demonstrated little validity as a diagnostic tool. Deviant verbalizations and bad form on the Rorschach, and indices based on these variables, are related to Schizophrenia and perhaps to Bipolar Disorder and Schizotypal Personality Disorder. Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder also seem to give an above… 

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