Detecting Malingering in Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations in Litigants with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

@inproceedings{Ferguson2004DetectingMI,
  title={Detecting Malingering in Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations in Litigants with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury},
  author={Kyle E. Ferguson},
  year={2004}
}
Publisher Summary This chapter addresses the issue of detecting malingering in neuropsychological evaluations in litigants with Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). The chapter provides a definition of malingering and discusses how it is differentially diagnosed from psychological disturbances that mimic these patterns. Malingering is the deliberate fabrication or exaggeration of symptoms and/or deficits for the purposes of secondary gain. Secondary gain from a legal standpoint might include… CONTINUE READING

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