The Structural Approach in Psychological Testing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080068671, 9781483184289

The Structural Approach in Psychological Testing

1st Edition

Pergamon General Psychology Series

Authors: Marvin L. Kaplan Nick J. Colarelli Ruth Brill Gross
Editors: Arnold P. Goldstein Leonard Krasner
eBook ISBN: 9781483184289
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 208
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


The Structural Approach in Psychological Testing covers the basic concepts for various types of personality or for the specific relationships of treatment possibilities to personality disturbances. The book describes the structural approach in psychological evaluation and its relation to developments in psychology in general and clinical psychology; the psychoanalytic foundations of the structural theory; and structural concepts in test analysis and personality description. The text also discusses the structural concepts to schizophrenia in developing the theoretical framework of schizophrenia as faulty ego synthesis, as well as the structural approach using case materials. The vacillation between reality and psychosis and the system of warding off confusion are also encompassed.

Table of Contents


Chapter I The Place and Importance of the Structural Approach in Psychological Evaluation

II Psychoanalytic Foundations of the Structural Theory

III Structural Concepts in Test Analysis and Personality Description

IV Schizophrenia: Faulty Ego Synthesis

V Mechanical Man

VI Kaleidoscopic Ego

VII Vacillation Between Reality and Psychosis

VIII A System of Warding Off Confusion

Appendix A Supplementary Manual for the Sorting Test



No. of pages:
© Pergamon 1970
eBook ISBN:

About the Author

Marvin L. Kaplan

Nick J. Colarelli

Ruth Brill Gross

About the Editor

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

Ratings and Reviews