Assessment of Malingered Neuropsychological Deficits by Glenn J. Larrabee PDF

By Glenn J. Larrabee

Written in particular for the medical neuropsychologist who does forensic consultations, the publication is a entire overview by means of specialists of the methods on hand to judge malingered neuropsychological deficits. It discusses instruments for detecting abnormal styles of functionality on commonplace medical assessments in addition to malingering on measures of conception and sensorimotor functionality, of awareness, processing velocity, and reminiscence, and of govt functionality. The underpinnings of the forensic neuropsychology firm are provided in chapters on definitions of malingering, study designs for its assessment, info at the frequency with which malingering happens, diagnostic type facts, symptom validity checks that don't rely on pressured selection checking out, and those who do. counsel on assessing exaggerated psychiatric signs; exaggerated scientific indicators and accidents; and detecting malingering through the neurological examination can also be integrated. Of specific notice is a bankruptcy dedicated to the subject of training. The booklet closes with a assessment of the diagnostic standards for malingering and appears to the long run with evidence-based proposals for bettering the criteria.

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