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The Rorschach Ink Blot Test: The Response Analysis System

by Dr. Dwarka Pershad


  • ISBN: 9789385002878, 9385002872
  • Year of Publication: 2016
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 247
  • Language: English
  • Regular price ₹ 800.00

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    The Rorschach Inkblot Test: Response Analysis System, a Practical Approach' by Dr. Dwarka Pershad, a renowned clinical psychologist and master trainer of Rorschach, is an approach to using the Rorschach inkblot test in applied mental health field. It is based on his vast experience of about fifty years of using and teaching Rorshach to various groups of postgraduates in the country. It embodies the latest improvements in the technique; tracing history of minute details of scoring and interpretation. It provides the simplest learning experience in the style of self learning and it includes international symbols. It integrates review of Indian studies and provides workable rational summative normative foundations. It reduces examiners variability and increases its utility in the practice. It keeps in mind the needs of the new learners. In this book the goal of the author was to have a clinically rich, evidence based logically transparent, user friendly, internationally focused system of evaluation of psychological makeup of an individual with the help of inkblot system for research and practice and sound interpretation with minimum examiners variations. This book provides everything that a beginner wants to know. For example, how dose behaviour develop and why does behaviour differ from one occasion to another. What are the sources of error of judgments in the Rorschach test? How to establish workable rapport with the patient? How to conduct focused interview before administering the test and what should be the decor of the clinic/room where the test is administered. The book is written in simple language and provides a concise account of every detail required in using the inkblot test for practice and research . It provides answers of each questions generally raised by the user of the Rorschach. It is ready reckoner for all those who are teaching, training and practicing the Rorschach.

    About the Author(s): Author of this book is a Retired Additional Professor of Clinical Psychology, Post graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. He is currently holding a position of Clinical Psychologist at Maharishi Markandeswar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (Deemed University), Mullana, Ambala. He is also holding an honorary position as 'Adjunct Faculty' at the Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Sawangi,Wardha, Maharashtra for his contribution in the field. He had served as Chairman of the RCI Expert committee on Clinical Psychology. Dr Pershad is a well known in the field for authoring 'PGI Memory Scale',and 'PGI Battery of Brain Dysfunctions' . He was the first Indian to write a book in textbook style on Rorschach inkblot that was translated in Hindi and Guajarati  languages simultaneously. Dr. Pershas is currently involved in the practice and dissemination of his experiences by conducting training workshop on the Rorschach Inkblot Technique all aver the country in different universities and medical colleges and promoting the science he professing. His current book on the 'Rorschach Inkblot Test, Response Analysts System' is entirely different from his earlier book on the topic.

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