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Subjetividad y procesos cognitivos

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OTALORA, Julieta; ARGIBAY, Juan Carlos; DE SIMONE, Luján  and  MALDAVSKY, David. Psychometric instrument design for the Study of wishes and defenses, using the Daivd Liberman Algorithm (DLA) approach. Subj. procesos cogn. [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.1, pp.192-205. ISSN 1852-7310.

We present the design of a new psychometric instrument which will integrate the David Liberman algorithm (DLA) tool assemblage for the investigation of the wishes and defenses (as well as their state) of the assessed parties. The instrument presents a mixed quality, since the first part is made up of an 168 item self-administered questionnaire that the interviewee should respond to, according to the measures of a likert scale, specially devised for the occasion, and the other one, complementary to the first, consists in two indications prompting the assessed party to retell two episodes, one concerning a childhood event and another one concerning a current life one.

Keywords : DLA; Questionnaire; Wish; Defense; Psychodiagnostic; Psychometric instrument.

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