The responses of dissociative patients on the thematic apperception test.

  title={The responses of dissociative patients on the thematic apperception test.},
  author={Michael Pica and Donald B. Beere and Sarah Pressman Lovinger and David M. Dush},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={57 7},
This study compared the responses of dissociative inpatients and general inpatient psychiatric controls on the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT; Murray, 1943). We found the stories of dissociative participants to be characterized by a greater interpersonal distance and more trauma and dissociation responses than those of the controls. No significant differences were found regarding total number of emotional references, although references to positive emotions were almost nonexistent for the… CONTINUE READING


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