Critiquing symptom validity tests for posttraumatic stress disorder: a modification of Hartman's criteria.

@article{Morel2008CritiquingSV,
  title={Critiquing symptom validity tests for posttraumatic stress disorder: a modification of Hartman's criteria.},
  author={Kenneth R. Morel and Kimberly C Marshman},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={1542-50}
}
The differential diagnosis of malingering in psychological evaluations for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is complex and relies upon the integration of clinical knowledge and appropriate psychometric instruments. Over the years, there has been an increase in the use of validity measures, including Symptom Validity Tests (SVTs). In 2005, the National Academy of Neuropsychology published Symptom validity assessment: Practice issues and medical necessity, an official policy statement… CONTINUE READING

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