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Projective techniques are all based on an approach to assessment that assumes that a persons responses to ambiguous material, reflect valuable information that can be used to evaluate their attitudes, motivation and personality.

Generally these techniques are aligned with psychoanalytic theory and require psychoanalytic interpretation of the responses to derive a meaningful outcome. Examples of such techniques include

Methods usedEdit

A variety of techniques have been used.

Ambiguous visual stimuliEdit

As in the Rorschach test


Story board sequencingEdit

As in the TAT


Drawing completion testsEdit

As in Franck drawing completion test


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