Thigpen and Cleckley's study

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What/who was the sample?
Eve White/Black/Jane
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What was the research method?
Case study and longitudinal
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Where did it take place?
Doctor's surgery
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What was Eve White's IQ?
110
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What was Eve Black's IQ?
104
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What personality did Eve White have according to the Rorschach test?
Repressive
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What personality did Eve Black have according to the Rorschach test?
Regressive
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Give Eve White's, Eve Black's and Jane's EEG readings.
Eve White had alpha rhythms between 10 1/2 and 11 1/2 cycles per second, Jane had the same but less. Eve Black had between 12 and 13 cycles per second (tense)
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What is dissociation?
A mental process which produces a lack of connection in a person's thoughts, memories, feelings, actions or sense of identity. Is a spectrum.
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Give some Multiple Personality Disorder symptoms.
Gaps in memory, forgetting important information, internal voices and dialogue, a sense of what is happening is unreal, finding yourself in a strange place without knowing how you got there, writing in differently, acting like different people
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Name some of Eve White's personality traits.
Neat, anxious, conscientious, conservative, honest, serious, softly spoken
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Name some of Eve Black's personality traits.
Enjoys partying, egocentric, vain, mischievous, childish, confident
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Name some of Jane's personality traits.
Mature, capable, interesting, sensible
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What was the aim of the study?
To investigate why Eve White was having severe headaches and blackouts that had no physical cause. They wanted to develop their theories on multiple personality disorder.
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Could Eve Black be hypnotised?
No
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What evidence was there to show that Eve White had MPD?
The letter with two different handwritings
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How long was the study?
14 months
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How many hours interviews were there?
Approximately 100 hours
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Did Eve Black or White have a superior memory?
Eve White
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