Download e-book for kindle: Assessment of Malingered Neuropsychological Deficits by Glenn J. Larrabee

By Glenn J. Larrabee

ISBN-10: 0195188462

ISBN-13: 9780195188462

Written particularly for the medical neuropsychologist who does forensic consultations, the publication is a accomplished evaluate by way of specialists of the systems to be had to guage malingered neuropsychological deficits. It discusses instruments for detecting peculiar styles of functionality on common scientific assessments in addition to malingering on measures of conception 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, study designs for its overview, facts at the frequency with which malingering happens, diagnostic category information, symptom validity checks that don't depend upon compelled selection checking out, and people who do. suggestions on assessing exaggerated psychiatric signs; exaggerated scientific signs and accidents; and detecting malingering throughout the neurological examination is usually integrated. Of specific notice is a bankruptcy dedicated to the subject of training. The ebook closes with a evaluation of the diagnostic standards for malingering and appears to the long run with evidence-based proposals for bettering the criteria.

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