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Research & Reviews  346 results

Forensic assessment instruments: Their reliability and applicability to criminal forens...
Behavioral Sciences & the Law; Rogers R, Tazi KY et. al.

Mar 20th, 2023 - Forensic evaluations have advanced considerably with the development of specialized measures validated on forensic and correctional samples. Prior to this progress, such evaluations relied heavily on extrapolations from general psychological tests...

From "below chance" to "a single error is one too many": Evaluating various thresholds ...
Behavioral Sciences & the Law; Erdodi LA

Mar 10th, 2023 - This study was designed to empirically evaluate the classification accuracy of various definitions of invalid performance in two forced-choice recognition performance validity tests (PVTs; FCRCVLT-II and Test of Memory Malingering [TOMM-2]). The p...

Two Cases of Malingered Crime-Related Amnesia.
Topics in Cognitive Science; Zago S, Preti AN et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2023 - Amnesia is a frequent claim in major crimes, and it is estimated that the complete or partial absence of memory following a crime ranges from 25% to 50% of total cases. Although some cases may constitute a genuine form of amnesia, due to organic-n...

Why functional neurological disorder is not feigning or malingering.
Nature Reviews. Neurology; Edwards MJ, Yogarajah M et. al.

Feb 17th, 2023 - Functional neurological disorder (FND) is one of the commonest reasons that people seek help from a neurologist and is for many people a lifelong cause of disability and impaired quality of life. Although the evidence base regarding FND pathophysi...

Exploring the Factors Involved in Being "Ready" to Return to Sport Following a Concussion.
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine : Official Journal of ... Caron JG, Cadotte G et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2023 - To explore the factors involved in athletes being ready (or not) to return to sport (RTS) after sport-related concussion (SRC). Qualitative, semistructured interviews.Setting: Videoconference.Participants: Twenty-two sport-injury stakeholders invo...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Treatment of Pediatric Patients That Lost Sense of Smell Due to COVID-19

Oct 10th, 2022 - Researchers will screen all potentially eligible patients that have 'loss of smell' as their reason for visit at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. At the initial consult appointment at the Division of Ped...

Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Using Event Related Potentials

Sep 10th, 2022 - 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 ...

Strategic Memory and Reasoning Training for Cognitive Problems

Sep 21st, 2020 - DESIGN: This is a double-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial. A total of 150 adults ages 19-65 years with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or subthreshold of full diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be recruited for the ...

Early Diagnosis of Steroid-Responsive & No-Responsive Hearing Loss

Jan 21st, 2009 - Because of its close association with sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus is a prevalent issue for veterans who are proportionally more hearing-impaired than the civilian population. The VA system disburses $110 million per year to over 115,000 v...

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News  30 results

Repeat endoscopy for deliberate foreign body ingestions
Ariel Sims, MD, Vijaya L. Rao, MD

Jun 22nd, 2022 - A 35-year-old female with a complex psychiatric history and polysubstance use presents to the emergency department following ingestion of three sewing needles. The patient has a long history of multiple suicide attempts and foreign-body ingestions.

Substance use or substance use disorder: A question of judgment
Nicolas Badre, MD, Jason Compton, MD

Oct 19th, 2021 - Substance use disorders can be a thorny topic in residency because of our role as gatekeepers of mental hospitals during our training. Intoxicated patients often get dismissed as a burden and distraction, malingering their way into a comfortable p.

Caring for the Difficult Patient

Aug 27th, 2021 - A 64-year-old White woman with very few medical problems complains of bug bites. She had seen no bugs and had no visible bites. There is no rash. "So what bit me?" she asked, pulling her mask down for emphasis. How should I know? I thought, but di...

Feigning alcohol withdrawal symptoms can render the CIWA-Ar scale useless
Martin R. Witkin, DO

Dec 2nd, 2019 - The Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol–Revised (CIWA-Ar) scale is a well-established protocol that attempts to measure the degree of alcohol and benzodiazepine withdrawal. The CIWA-Ar scale measures 10 domains and indexes the sev.

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.

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