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Konstitution und Wesenänderung der Epileptiker.

Konstitution und Wesenänderung der Epileptiker. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract From a study of the responses of epileptic patients to the Rorschach test Stauder draws sweeping conclusions concerning the "constitutional" factor in epilepsy. In this test the patient is asked what blots of various shapes and colors look like. A complicated count is taken of the promptness, number and variety of responses, of whether interpretations deal principally with form or with color, of whether they there are of animals or of moving objects and of whether they are pleasant or unpleasant. Stauder agrees with Rorschach that epileptic persons give a typical response. The scoring of responses is too diffuse and elaborate for reproduction. The characteristics of epileptic persons which the test reveals are disturbances of perception, judgment and memory; of thought, which shows poverty of content, retardation, stickiness, circumstantiality, pedantry and good-natured dulness, and of action, which may be explosive or may denote irritability. The outstanding symptom of epilepsy is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

Konstitution und Wesenänderung der Epileptiker.

Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry , Volume 41 (5) – May 1, 1939

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1939 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-6754
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1939.02270170221015
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract From a study of the responses of epileptic patients to the Rorschach test Stauder draws sweeping conclusions concerning the "constitutional" factor in epilepsy. In this test the patient is asked what blots of various shapes and colors look like. A complicated count is taken of the promptness, number and variety of responses, of whether interpretations deal principally with form or with color, of whether they there are of animals or of moving objects and of whether they are pleasant or unpleasant. Stauder agrees with Rorschach that epileptic persons give a typical response. The scoring of responses is too diffuse and elaborate for reproduction. The characteristics of epileptic persons which the test reveals are disturbances of perception, judgment and memory; of thought, which shows poverty of content, retardation, stickiness, circumstantiality, pedantry and good-natured dulness, and of action, which may be explosive or may denote irritability. The outstanding symptom of epilepsy is

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Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1939

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