Finding Meaning in Dreams: A Quantitative Approach (Google eBook)
Springer Science & Business Media, May 31, 1996 - Psychology - 356 pages
Distinguished psychologist G. William Domhoff brings together-for the first time-all the necessary tools needed to perform quantitative studies of dream content using the rigorous system developed by Calvin S. Hall and Robert van de Castle. The book contains a comprehensive review of the literature, detailed coding rules, normative findings, and statistical tables.
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1MKA 1MOA A/C index adult African-American aggressive and friendly aggressive interactions American animal percent befriender Castle coding system Castle norms Castle system chapter code was given Coding symbol college students compared comparisons confidence interval consistency content analysis content categories cultural dream content dream journal dream narratives dream reports dreamer Dreamer-involved effect size elements Examples familiar characters familiarity percent female characters female dream findings Foulkes Freud friendly interactions gender differences girls Gusii Hall Hall/Van de Castle Hopi included indicate individual indoor settings involved Jason's Jung Kramer laboratory large number long dream series male and female male characters male dream male/female percent misfortunes mother NREM number of characters objects patients person physical aggression percent psychopathology quantitative Recent Dreams recurrent dreams reference repetition dimension sample scale sexual interactions similar social interactions statistically significant studies of dream subclass subjects Table total number traumatic dreams unfamiliar victimization percent waking women Yir Yoront
Page x - Osgood (1959) notes that content analysis consists of "methods in which the bias of the analyst is at least minimized, in which the essential operations can be made explicit and the conclusions thereby more easily replicated, and in which the findings can be communicated in meaningful numbers