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Walter George Klopfer
(14 Dec 1923 - )

German-American psychologist.

Science Quotes by Walter George Klopfer (3 quotes)

Hypochondriac symptoms commonly occur and may, if no discernible cause for the symptom is found, be due to exaggerated needs for attention and other psychological desires.
— Walter George Klopfer
In Benjamin B. Wolman (editor), Handbook of Clinical Psychology (1965), 830-1.
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I believe that the most important psychological issue is the development of androgyny as an alternative to the outworn gender stereotypes.
— Walter George Klopfer
Contemporary Authors, 2002.
Science quotes on:  |  Development (424)  |  Gender (3)  |  Most (1729)  |  Psychological (42)

It would be very unsafe, unwise, and incorrect to assume that a patient either can or wants to present all aspects of his or her personality fully to the eaxminer.
— Walter George Klopfer
'Integration of Projective Techniques in the clinical case study.' In A. I. Rabin (Ed.), Assessment with projective techniques: A concise introduction (1981), 259. Cited in Donald J. Viglione and Bridget Rivera, 'Assessing Personality and Psychopathology with Projective Methods', in Irving B. Weiner et al., Handbook of Psychology (2003), 542.
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