Neuropsychology of Malingering Casebook

Neuropsychology of Malingering Casebook

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Clinical neuropsychologists frequently evaluate individuals within a forensic context, and therefore must address questions regarding the possible presence of reduced effort, response bias and/or malingering. This volume offers a wide range of instructive real-world case examples involving the complex differential diagnosis where symptom exaggeration and/or malingering cloud the picture. Written by expert forensic neuropsychologists, the scenarios described provide informed, empirically-based and scientifically-derived opinions on the topic. Issues related to malingering, such as response bias and insufficient effort, are discussed thoroughly with regard to a large number of clinical conditions and assessment instruments. Test data and non-test information are considered and integrated by the numerous experts. Expert guidance for clinicians who must address the issue of malingering is provided in a straightforward and well-organized format. To date, there has not been a comparable collection of rich case material relevant to forensic practice in clinical neuropsychology.... she apparently worked at several different jobs including social work, and worked as an a€œautomotive service writera€ and an administrative specialist. ... During testing, she was intermittently concerned and frustrated with her performance.

Title:Neuropsychology of Malingering Casebook
Author:Joel E. Morgan, Jerry J. Sweet
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2008-11-19


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