chapter  5
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THE PICTURE-FRUSTRATION STUDY OF THE DELINQUENTS

Only if we find significant differences between criminal and noncriminal groups, by using the direction of aggression as the principal variable and employing a given technique, can we use the same variable and the same technique to study psychological changes apparent after oppression. Only if we discover the meaning, in terms of social behaviour, of the variables measured by a particular technique can we employ the same technique in the study of personality changes, and hope that the measurements will have a definite significance.