Clinical Psychological Assessment of the Human Figure Drawing.
by McELHANEY, Mark.
Springfield:: Charles C. Thomas, 1969., 1969. Tall 8vo. xi, , 256 pp. 31 figures, index. Red gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities worn. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good. Author's warm inscription on front leaf to psychiatry pioneer Hamilton Ford: "To Dr. Hamilton Ford Head of the department of Neurology and Psychiatry in which it is my pleasure to work. Mark McElhaney." Hamilton Ford was the first psychiatrist to practice in Texas, and McElhaney completed his study of art as a diagnostic tool for mental patients under Dr. Hamilton's guidance. The draw-a-human test remains a staple of psychiatry. A nice association copy. / "The principal part of this volume presents examples of drawings of male and female figures which have been done by psychiatric patients suffering from a wide variety of emotional illnesses..." – jacket.
(Inventory #: SEG1110)
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