Detection of feigned cognitive dysfunction using special malinger tests: a simulation study in naïve and coached malingerers.

@article{Jelicic2007DetectionOF,
  title={Detection of feigned cognitive dysfunction using special malinger tests: a simulation study in na{\"i}ve and coached malingerers.},
  author={Marko Jelicic and Harald Merckelbach and Ingrid Candel and Elke Geraerts},
  journal={The International journal of neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={117 8},
  pages={1185-92}
}
The aim of the present study was to compare the accuracy of the Amsterdam Short Term Memory (ASTM) test with that of the Structured Inventory of the Malingered Symptomatology (SIMS) in detecting feigning of cognitive dysfunction in naïve and coached participants. Ninety undergraduate students were administered the ASTM and the SIMS and asked to respond honestly (controls; n = 30), or instructed to malinger cognitive dysfunction due to head injury. Before the both instruments were administered… CONTINUE READING

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