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a tool that is occasionally used in therapy. A pack of cardscontaining statements are presented to the client, who then sorts theseinto a number of categories (for example, 'very like me', 'not atall like me' and so on). If therapy is successful, there will be a shiftfrom a great distribution of negative cards to positive cards, toreflect a positive self-image.

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October 18th 2021

shape constancy

refers tothe tendency to perceive the shape of an object, despitevariations in the size of the retinal image.