The chosen personality instruments are Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) and Million Multiaxial Personality Test (MCMI). The Thematic Apperception Test is used as a projective instrument to gauge the person’s thoughts, observational skills, traits/attitudes, and emotional answers to ambivalent materials used for testing. The test begins by asking the subject to compose a story based on the card shown with these elements: event, reason for the event, feelings and thoughts of the characters in the story, and event outcome (Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders, 2017). There are thirty-one picture cards that are used as stimuli for the stories and descriptions regarding relationships or social situations. The cards have certain subsets for men, women, boys, and girls.
The thematic apperception test was developed in the 1930s by Henry A. Murray and Christiana D. Morgan at Harvard to study the personality dynamics like internal conflicts, interests, dominant drives, motives and interests. Based on what Howard P. Vincent, the TAT was c