The sentence completion test (Sacks & Levy) as a training manual



This article is devoted to the issues of designing and application of techniques, based on the sentence completion method. The work gives the detailed review of the semi-structured projective methods, their theoretical basis, the peculiarities of the development and the specificity of research, as well as a description of the characteristics of the most common tests. The analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sacks & Levy sentence completion test, conducted on a large array of data, allows the development of recommendations for the formation of particular tests, using the principles of the sentence completion method.

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Keywords: the sentence completion method, Rotter Incomplete Sentence Blank (ISB Rotter), Sacks and Levy sentence completion test (SSCT)

Journal rubric: Tools

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Pakhomov A.P. The sentence completion test (Sacks & Levy) as a training manual . Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2012. Vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 99–116. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Alexey P. Pakhomov, PhD in Psychology, Cand. Sci. in Psychology, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, e-mail:



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