Re: Rep. Grids and Drug abuse research

Jack Gerber (
Mon, 10 Oct 1994 19:54:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 10 Oct 1994, A.C. Downing wrote:

> I have a student embarking on some research looking at aspects of drug
> abuse. She's interested in using a personal construct theory approach.
> We have been surprised to find very few existing papers applying pcp to this
> area. I'm sure we haven't looked in the right places! Can anyone point
> us in the right direction?
> Tony Downing
> Dept. of Psychology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England
> e-mail:
I cannot help you with papers but as Chief Psychologist for the
Philadelphia Prison System I have rather extensive experience with drug
abusers. I also have done considerable work with the repertory grid in
my own research. If I can be of help, please let me know.

Jack J. Gerber, Ph.D.