The Szondi Test
Do not take the results very seriously, this test is almost 100 years old!
S (+ –) P (+ –) Sch (+ –) C (– –)
Vector S: The Sexual Drive
S (+ –) Personal love with passive devotion. In men: goal inversion. In women: excessive passivity in love.
Vector P: The Paroxysmal Drive
P (+ –) «Pure Abel». The dominance of conscientiousness, tolerance, good nature, readiness to help.
Vector Sch: The Schizophrenic, or Ego Drive
Sch (+ –) [The autistic ego, the recalcitrant ego.] Reservedness. Taciturnity. Harshness. Tenacity, inflexibility. Inability to merge with the other. Hypersensitivity. Shyness – despite being autistic way of thinking; daydreams about performing on stage in the big world. Autistic-undisciplined, magical-occult thinking.
Vector C: The Contact Drive
C (– –) No contact. Unrealistic adherence to a lost object. Alienation from the world.
- L. Szondi. Lehrbuch der Experimentellen Triebdiagnostik. Bern: Verlag Iians Huber, 1960