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Hermann Rorschach (1325)

Interests
History of Swiss deviant religious sects, psychoanalytic diagnosis, visual projective test methodology
Profession
Psychiatrist
Nationality
Swiss
Born
1884, Zurich, Switzerland
Died
1922, Herisau, Switzerland
Short Biography
Hermann Rorschach (German: [ˈhɛʀman ˈʀoːʀʃax] or [ˈʀoːɐ̯ʃax]; 8 November 1884 – 1 April 1922) was a Swiss Freudian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, best known for developing a projective test known as the Rorschach inkblot test. This test was reportedly ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Dr Med. Zurich, 1912
Appointments & Honors
  • Resident physician/psychiatrist in various mental asylums, at the last of which, in Herisau, he was Associate Director at his untimely death
  • Vice-President, Swiss Psychoanalytic Society, 1919-22
Principal Publications
  • 1921 Psychodiagnostik. In W. Morgenthaler (ed.), Arbeiten zur angewandten Psychiatrie, vol. 2. Bircher.
  • 1927 (posth.) Zwei schweizerische Sektenstifter (Binggeli und Untemahrer) (Two Swiss founders of sects). Imago, 13, 395-441.