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Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Assessments



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This fully updated revision of a best-selling book in our Essentials series provides comprehensive information on how to administer, score, and interpret a broad spectrum of storytelling instruments including the TAT (Thematic Apperception Test), Children's CAT, Robert's Apperception Test, and TEMAS (Tell Me A Story). Since the first edition's publication, even more research and studies have published supported storytelling techniques in assessing personality.Like all books in the Essentials series, this volume will feature quick reference format and utilize case studies to illustrate best practices for implementing the storytelling approach in assessing personality.

Author Biography

Hedwig Teglasi, PHD, ABPP, is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland, College Park. She is a Fellow of the APA and SPA, and has published journal articles, book chapters, and books on topics relevant to personality and temperament. Dr. Teglasi has served as an Associate Editor of the School Psychology Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Series Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Overviewp. 1
Essentials of Storytelling Administrationp. 29
Essentials of Storytelling Interpretationp. 49
Essentials of TAT Assessment of Cognitionp. 74
Essentials of TAT Assessment of Emotionp. 137
Essentials of TAT Assessment of Object Relationsp. 183
Essentials of TAT Assessment of Motivation and Self-Regulationp. 218
Essentials of the Children's Apperception Test and Other Storytelling Methods for Childrenp. 262
Strengths and Weaknesses of Storytelling Assessment Techniquesp. 300
Storytelling in the Assessment Batteryp. 316
Referencesp. 348
Annotated Bibliographyp. 376
Indexp. 378
About the Authorp. 386
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