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Transcript of Abnormal #7
Like all psych assessments they only suggest a diagnosis
A note about the Myers-Briggs
"It's 2014. Thousands of professional psychologists have evaluated the century-old Myers-Briggs, found it to be inaccurate and arbitrary, and devised better systems for evaluating personality. Let's stop using this outdated measure — which has about as much scientific validity as your astrological sign — and move on to something else." Joseph Stromberg - read the full article here:
Bubble of concern:
I tracked the source of this quote from page 85 of your text:
"Evidence exists to support the predictive validity of some Rorschach scores with respect to thought disturbance, psychotherapy prognosis, and dependency" (Lilienfield, Wood & Garb, 2000)
Is this is an accurate reflection of what the source says?
Analogue tests: meant to reflect real-life in the lab.
No test allows us to directly measure these.
Powerful for neurological disorders, but must be used with great caution for psych disorders.
"Evidence exists to support the predictive validity of some Rorschach scores with respect to thought disturbance, psychotherapy prognosis, and dependency"
Isabel Briggs Myers:
BA in Political Science
Mrs. Katherine Briggs:
may have had a degree in agriculture, didn't understand her son-in-law
Jung himself said they had misunderstood his theory
I have this full article if anyone would like to read it