Objectification of Word-Association Procedures by the Use of Homonyms: A Measure of Body Cathexis1


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    This paper is based in part upon a dissertation submitted to Stanford University in 1949 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph D degree and in part upon research done subsequently For valuable suggestions, criticisms, and guidance in the dissertation project, the writer is deeply indebted to Dr Paul R Farnsworth, under whose direction the investigation was conducted, and to Drs Donald W Taylor and Frances G Orr Grateful acknowledgment is also made to Drs Donald M Ehrman and Paul W McReynolds, who served as Rorschach interpreters The author assumes full responsibility for any of the shortcomings of the present paper