block-sorting testA clinical test of abstract thinking in psychiatric patients, which is based on the sorting of coloured blocks of different sizes and shapes, according to the parameter requested by the examiner.
A. A. Weiss was unable to validate the usefulness of the test in diagnosing psychiatric disease. Absent further information, the term may warrant retirement from the working medical parlance.
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