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Rorschach test

 [ror´shahk]
one for disclosing personality traits and conflicts by the patient's interpretation of 10 cards bearing symmetrical ink blots in various colors and shadings.
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Ror·schach test

(rōr'shahk),
a projective psychological test in which the subject reveals his or her attitudes, emotions, and personality by reporting what is seen in each of ten inkblot pictures.
Synonym(s): inkblot test
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Rorschach test

(rôr′shäk′, -shäKH′)
n.
A psychological test in which a subject's interpretations of a series of standard inkblots are analyzed as an indication of personality traits, preoccupations, and conflicts.
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A widely use projective personality test in which 10 vertically symmetrical ink blots are presented to a person or patient to evaluate what they ‘see’ in the ‘picture’
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Rorschach test

Ink blot test, Rorschach technique of projective assessment Psychology A personality test in which 10 ink blots are presented to an individual for an interpretation of what is seen in the 'picture'. See Psychological testing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Ror·schach test

(rōr'shahk test)
A projective psychological test of personality in which the subject reveals attitudes, emotions, and personality by reporting what is seen in each of ten inkblot pictures in a standard set.
Synonym(s): inkblot test.
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Rorschach test

See INK BLOT TEST. (Hermann Rorschach, 1884–1922, German-born Swiss psychiatrist).
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Rorschach test

A well-known projective test that requires the patient to describe what he or she sees in each of 10 inkblots. It is named for the Swiss psychiatrist who invented it.
Mentioned in: Personality Disorders
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Rorschach,

Hermann, Swiss psychiatrist, 1884-1922.
Behn-Rorschach test - see under Behn-Eschenburg
Rorschach test - a projective psychological test. Synonym(s): inkblot test
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However, the scoring method from individual Rorschach test protocols is far too complicated to sieve out families, and therefore the method needs to be simplified.