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Thematic Apperception Test

Clinical | Educational | Abilities | Neuropsychology | Academic Functioning

The 31 picture cards included in the TAT are used to stimulate stories or descriptions about relationships or social situations and can help identify dominant drives, emotions, sentiments, conflicts and complexes.


The cards include specific subtests for boys, girls, men, and women. It is a widely used projective test and is useful as part of a comprehensive study of personality and in the interpretation of behaviour disorders, psychosomatic illnesses, neuroses, and psychoses.


AREAS OF APPLICATION

The TAT is widely used in the assessment of children, adolescents, and adults for diagnosis, therapy and research.


REPORT OPTION

Since the TAT is a hand-scorable assessment, there are currently no software reports available.


SOUTH AFRICAN RESEARCH

Although South African research is not currently available for the TAT, JVR Psychometrics welcomes the opportunity to partner with clients in conducting research studies.

Basic info

Training

None

Age range

Individuals ages 5 - 79 years

Administration time

2 hours (2 x 1 hour sessions)

Comparison group

n/a

Language availability

English

Scoring options

Hand-scorable

Integrated report options

YES

Additional info

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