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Descriptor in English: Personal Construct Theory
Descriptor in Spanish: Teoría de Construcción Personal
Descriptor in Portuguese: Teoria da Construção Pessoal
Descriptor in French: Théorie des construits personnels
Entry term(s): Construct Theories, Personal
Construct Theory, Personal
Personal Construct Theories
Theories, Personal Construct
Theory, Personal Construct
Tree number(s): F02.739.660
Scope note: A psychological theory based on dimensions or categories used by a given person in describing or explaining the personality and behavior of others or of himself. The basic idea is that different people will use consistently different categories. The theory was formulated in the fifties by George Kelly. Two tests devised by him are the role construct repertory test and the repertory grid test. (From Stuart Sutherland, The International Dictionary of Psychology, 1989)
Annotation: includes personal construct, personal construct method, personal construct organization, etc.; for personal construct therapy, coordinate with PSYCHOTHERAPY
History Note: 94
DeCS UI: 31198
Descriptor UI: D018187
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/02
Personal Construct Theory - Preferred
Concept UI M0027416
Scope note A psychological theory based on dimensions or categories used by a given person in describing or explaining the personality and behavior of others or of himself. The basic idea is that different people will use consistently different categories. The theory was formulated in the fifties by George Kelly. Two tests devised by him are the role construct repertory test and the repertory grid test. (From Stuart Sutherland, The International Dictionary of Psychology, 1989)
Preferred term Personal Construct Theory
Entry term(s) Construct Theories, Personal
Construct Theory, Personal
Personal Construct Theories
Theories, Personal Construct
Theory, Personal Construct



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