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Title Neuropsychology of malingering casebook / edited by Joel E. Morgan & Jerry J. Sweet
Published New York ; Hove : Psychology, 2009

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Description xvii, 677 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Series American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology/Psychology Press
Contents Machine generated contents note: Sect. I Foundations of malingering in neuropsychology -- Sect. II Civil litigation -- Sect. III Criminal prosecution -- Sect. IV Perspective of legal experts and disability decision makers -- Sect. V Ethical and professional issues -- Sect. VI Current status and future directions
Summary "Clinical neuropsychologists frequently evaluate individuals within a forensic context, and therefore must address questions regarding the possible presence of insufficient 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 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." --Book Jacket
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Forensic neuropsychology -- Case studies.
Malingering -- Diagnosis -- Case studies.
Neuropsychological tests -- Evaluation -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Morgan, Joel E.
Sweet, Jerry J.
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.
ISBN 1841694789 (hbk.)
9781841694788 (hbk.)