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The structured personality inventory in measurement of effects of psychotherapy

  • William Schofield
Part of the The Century Psychology Series book series (TCPS)

Abstract

For reasons that are not obvious, psychiatrists and psychologists were slow to recognize the appropriateness of repeating a diagnostic test in order to get a measure of change that might be related to intervening therapeutic efforts. For a long time, psychiatric diagnostic tests were reserved to the point of diagnosis, and were repeated chiefly in the circumstance of a re-admission to clinic or hospital, again for purely diagnostic purposes. The restriction of diagnostic devices to diagnostic purposes held equally for so-called projective and so-called structured devices.

Keywords

Clinical Scale Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Internalization Ratio Outpatient Psychotherapy Anxiety Index 
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