Diagnosis of Central Nervous System Disorders with Projective Techniques

  • Henry Leland


When discussing the problem of the relationship between central nervous system disorders and projective techniques, one needs to simultaneously present the theoretical considerations relating to brain damage (or CNS disorders) with the theoretical considerations regarding projective techniques. Because this is not possible, it is necessary to present these pieces individually and then to try to weave them together. For these purposes this chapter will be divided into two major parts. The first will discuss some theoretical considerations relating to CNS disorders, projective techniques, and some general commentary on the question of diagnosis. The second part will illustrate some of these concepts as they relate to specific projective instruments and processes and cite some of the available research.


Mental Retardation Personality Assessment Brain Damage Projective Technique Color Naming 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Leland
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  1. 1.Psychological Services, Nisonger Center for Mental RetardationOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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