Esteban Laso (
Tue, 22 Sep 1998 11:20:26 -0500


let's see:

-"A disorder...": Kelly's 1955 The psychology of personal constructs; page
831 and 835; chapter 16.

i can't pinpoint the other reference -surely some other colleague will help
you here.
Best luck


-----Original Message-----
From: chong ngai ngor, anita <>
To: <>
Date: Martes, 22 de Septiembre de 1998 05:14
Subject: HELP!

>Dear learned scholars,
>I am finalizing my thesis, could anybody supply me with the correct
>source and page number of the following quotations of Kelly please.
>A disorder is defined as "any personal construction which is used
>repeatedly in spite of consistent invalidation" or "any structure which
>appears to fail to accomplish its purpose".
>"The techniques employed are the techniques for living... one may find a
>personal construct psychotherapist employing a hugh variety of procedures
>-- not helter-skelter, but always as part of a plan for helping himself
>and his client get on with the job of human exploration and checking out
>the world around them."
>Deep appreciation of your early reply.
>Anita Leung
>Hong Kong