Projective Tests

A projective test is a personality test designed to let a person respond to ambiguous stimuli, presumably revealing hidden emotions and internal conflicts.

  1. Rorschach In-blot Test – The Rorschach inkblot test is a type of projective psychological test . Used to analyze personality and emotional functioning.

Rorschach Inkblot test is a psychological test in which subjects’ perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation. In which detect underlying thought disorder, especially in cases where patients are reluctant to describe their thinking processes openly.
The Rorschach Inkblot test was not originally intended to be a projective measure of personality. Instead, it was meant to produce a profile of people with schizophrenia (or other mental disorders) based upon score frequencies.

  1. Thematic apperception test
  2. Draw-A-Person test
  3. Sentence completion test
  4. Children Apperception Test– The CAT uses relating to problems of feeding and other oral activity, sibling rivalry, parent child relations, aggression, toilet training and other childhood experiences based on psychoanalytic theory- orality, oedipal complex, aggression and the like.