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ALLMedicine™ Malingering Center

Research & Reviews  278 results

Race, health, and socioeconomic disparities associated with malingering in psychiatric ...
General Hospital Psychiatry; Park L, Costello S et. al.

Jun 21st, 2021 - To examine clinical and sociodemographic differences between psychiatric patients suspected of malingering and non-malingering controls in an urban emergency department (ED) setting. We used retrospective chart review to compare 57 psychiatric pat...

Relapse risk factors for patients with comorbid affective disorders and substance abuse...
The American Journal on Addictions; Wang M, Pinilla G et. al.

Jun 3rd, 2021 - The prevalence of substance use disorders (SUD), particularly involving opiates and benzodiazepines, has increased to the detriment of public health and the economy. Here, we evaluate relapse factors among the high-risk demographic of patients wit...

The Impact of Learning and Memory on Performance Validity Tests in a Mixed Clinical Ped...
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology : the Official Journ... Nayar K, Ventura LM et. al.

May 30th, 2021 - This study examined the degree to which verbal and visuospatial memory abilities influence performance validity test (PVT) performance in a mixed clinical pediatric sample. Data from 252 consecutive clinical pediatric cases (Mage=11.23 years, SD=4...

Detecting simulated versus bona fide traumatic brain injury using pupillometry.
Neuropsychology Patrick SD, Rapport LJ et. al.

May 21st, 2021 - Objective: Pupil dilation patterns are outside of conscious control and provide information regarding neuropsychological processes related to deception, cognitive effort, and familiarity. This study examined the incremental utility of pupillometry...

Normal cognitive test scores cannot be interpreted as accurate measures of ability in t...
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology; Martinez KA, Sayers C et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - Introduction: While use of performance validity tests (PVTs) has become a standard of practice in neuropsychology, there are differing opinions regarding whether to interpret cognitive test data when standard scores fall within normal limits despi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Using Event Related Potentials

Nov 6th, 2017 - The objective of this study is to improve the accuracy of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in a clinic setting using an EEG device to measure event related potentials. This study will recruit patients who are being seen with a memory complaint or ...

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News  20 results

Sick, or faking it?

Sep 1st, 2019 - Bottom Line A patient with factitious disorder stimulates, induces, or aggravates illnesses to gain the status of being a patient. Treatment options include psychiatric care, psychoeducation, or psychotherapy.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: It's Real, and We Can Do Better

Feb 25th, 2019 - My name is Dr Elizabeth Unger and I am chief of CDC's Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, which houses the myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) program. An estimated 836,000 to 2.5 million Americans suffer from ME/CFS, a serious,...

Deteriorating Cognition 5 Weeks After a Heroin Overdose: A Case

Oct 10th, 2018 - Which of the following was most likely responsible for the patient's cognitive decline and gradual improvement? Your Peers Chose: Surreptitious opioid use in hospital 0% Malingering 0% Hypoxic ischemic cerebral injury 0% Personality disorder 0% Ca...

A 9-Year-Old Boy Exhibiting Violent Behavior

Aug 3rd, 2018 - Hallucinations likely result from excitatory stimulation, such as an excessive phasic release of endogenous dopamine in schizophrenia,[9,10,11,12] although the duration of the hallucinations and delusions experienced by the patient in this case we...

Measuring Suboptimal Effort in Adults with Epilepsy

Apr 26th, 2018 - The commonly accepted cutoff scores for reliable digit span (RDS), a way to measure attention and working memory and assess suboptimal effort, are not appropriate for adults with epilepsy, according to a study of 63 patients with epilepsy or suspe.

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