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-- well, at least in my mind, it's just an assistance and an aid
to whatever other kinds of more objective tests you have.
Now, am I correct, it verges on the subjective, as far as the
interpreter's action to the responses goes?
Yes. Of course.
Despite the training that the psychiatrist gets in this, he may
be a little projectionist himself?
Of course. There have been studies made to show that when we
give the same sample of a test to different interpreters, you get
different interpretations. And that's a proven fact. You get very
little consistency of interpretation.
Incidentally, what were the ages of these children when you were
Those children were all the way from about six to sixteen.
And at 16, of course, the court no longer had jurisdiction over them
at that time, so they either went back into the community or back
home or some place. I really never knew where they went.
In other words, to your knowledge, there were no follow-ups
on the children after they left Riverdale?
Hardly any. Hardly any. At that time. At that time.
Did you feel, as far as you can recall, that this was a deficiency?
Oh, I felt very keenly about the children who were leaving.
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