Assessing Veteran Symptom Validity

  title={Assessing Veteran Symptom Validity},
  author={Arthur C. Russo},
  journal={Psychological Injury and Law},
  • A. Russo
  • Published 5 March 2014
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Injury and Law
The accurate assessment of veteran symptom validity is a type of disciplined and reasoned inquiry towards the truth. This inquiry includes a two-part recognition (1) that assessing veteran truthfulness is properly part of accurately assessing veteran symptoms and (2) that the institutional environment must allow such inquiries to proceed unimpeded. This article identifies the institutional and veteran-based threats to the accurate assessment of veteran truthfulness, with suggestions on managing… 

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