Amsterdam Short-Term Memory test: a new procedure for the detection of feigned memory deficits.

@article{Schagen1997AmsterdamSM,
  title={Amsterdam Short-Term Memory test: a new procedure for the detection of feigned memory deficits.},
  author={Sanne B Schagen and Ben A. Schmand and S de Sterke and Jaap Lindeboom},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={43-51}
}
The validity of two malingering tests, the newly developed Amsterdam Short-Term Memory (ASTM) test and the Distraction test (Baker, Hanley, Jackson, Kimmance, & Slade, 1993) was examined in a group of patients with closed-head injury (CHI), a normal control group, and a control group with instruction to feign memory deficits. Both control groups consisted of first-degree relatives of the patients. The ASTM test is a forced-choice verbal memory test, based on the technique of symptom validity… CONTINUE READING

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