An International Perspective on Feigned Mental Disabilities: Conceptual Issues and Continuing Controversies.

  title={An International Perspective on Feigned Mental Disabilities: Conceptual Issues and Continuing Controversies.},
  author={Thomas Merten and Richard Rogers},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  volume={35 2},
In forensic contexts, an increased prevalence of feigned symptom presentations should be expected, although it will probably vary by the context and specific forensic issue. Forensic experts should examine this possibility proactively while maintaining a balanced perspective that actively considers clinical data for both feigning and genuine responding. Psychological measures and standardized methods developed for feigning and other response styles can facilitate these often complex… CONTINUE READING
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