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Personal Construct Theory MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Personal Construct Theory
Tree Number(s)
F02.739.660
Unique ID
D018187
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018187
Annotation
includes personal construct, personal construct method, personal construct organization, etc.; for personal construct therapy, coordinate with PSYCHOTHERAPY
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)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/02

No Qualifiers
Personal Construct Theory Preferred
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