Application of Imagery Communication Psychotherapy in Projective Test
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2018, Pages: 38-44
Received: Jun. 11, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 17, 2018; Published: Aug. 22, 2018
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Yuan Yuan, School of Sociology and Psychology, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
Cao Mengyao, School of Sociology and Psychology, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
Liu Yang, School of Sociology and Psychology, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
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The Imagery Projective Test is an innovative psychological projective test from China, which introduces Imagery Communication Psychology into the projective test. Based on nearly 30 years of theoretical researches and clinical cases, the questionnaire was prepared by using the psychological symbolic meaning of the collective unconscious imagery of human beings, and imagery is defined as the imaginative figure which does not exist in reality. The images selected by subjects reflect their mental content and mental health status at different levels, but the test aims to present deeper mental content of the subjects instead of diagnosis. In order to explore the theoretical significance and practical value of Imagery Projective Test, this paper attempted to demonstrate an application of Imagery Communication Psychotherapy in projective test. By support of theoretical discussions and practical analyses, this research systematically explains the origin, development, principle, application, innovation, and research prospects of Imagery Projective Test. It is concluded that Imagery Projective Test could provide a new technical route to the development of projective test, which has academic prospect and deserves to be used in cross-cultural researches. The Imagery Projective Test is being tested for reliability and validity one by one, where the completed data shows that they have preferable reliability and validity.
Imagery Communication Psychotherapy, Imagery Projective Test, Imagery, Symbolic Meaning
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Yuan Yuan, Cao Mengyao, Liu Yang, Application of Imagery Communication Psychotherapy in Projective Test, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 3, 2018, pp. 38-44. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20180703.11
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