By Glenn J. Larrabee

Written particularly for the medical neuropsychologist who does forensic consultations, the ebook is a complete assessment by way of specialists of the systems to be had to guage malingered neuropsychological deficits. It discusses instruments for detecting abnormal styles of functionality on regular medical checks in addition to malingering on measures of notion and sensorimotor functionality, of recognition, processing velocity, and reminiscence, and of govt functionality. The underpinnings of the forensic neuropsychology firm are provided in chapters on definitions of malingering, examine designs for its overview, facts at the frequency with which malingering happens, diagnostic class records, symptom validity checks that don't depend upon pressured selection trying out, and people who do. suggestions on assessing exaggerated psychiatric indicators; exaggerated clinical signs and accidents; and detecting malingering in the course of the neurological examination is additionally incorporated. Of specific be aware is a bankruptcy dedicated to the subject of training. The ebook closes with a overview of the diagnostic standards for malingering and appears to the long run with evidence-based proposals for making improvements to the criteria.

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