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Research & Reviews  270 results

Optimal per test cutoff scores and combinations of failure on multiple embedded perform...
Applied Neuropsychology. Adult; Deloria R, Kivisto AJ et. al.

Sep 17th, 2021 - We tested the usefulness of six embedded performance validity tests (EPVTs) in identifying performance invalidity in a mixed clinical sample. Using a retrospective design, 181 adults were classified as valid (n = 146) or invalid (n = 35) performan...

Professional Pitfalls in Malingering Determinations.
The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The... Rogers R

Sep 8th, 2021 - Professional Pitfalls in Malingering Determinations.|2021|Rogers R,|

Demographic differences in performance validity test failure.
Applied Neuropsychology. Adult; Braun SE, Fountain-Zaragoza S et. al.

Aug 25th, 2021 - The present study investigated demographic differences in performance validity test (PVT) failure in a Veteran sample. Data were extracted from clinical neuropsychological evaluations. Only veterans who identified as men, as either European Americ...

The Utility of the Test of Memory Malingering Trial 1 in Differentiating Neurocognitive...
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology : the Official Journ... Smith A, Thomas J et. al.

Aug 14th, 2021 - In concussion populations, suboptimal task engagement detected by performance validity tests (PVTs) has been associated with poorer neuropsychological scores and greater post-concussive symptoms (PCS). This study examined if Pass/Fail status on th...

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...

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News  21 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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