Identifying students faking ADHD: Preliminary findings and strategies for detection.

@article{Harrison2007IdentifyingSF,
  title={Identifying students faking ADHD: Preliminary findings and strategies for detection.},
  author={Allyson G. Harrison and Melanie J. Edwards and Kevin C H Parker},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={577-88}
}
When conducting psychological evaluations, clinicians typically assume that the subject being evaluated is putting forth maximal effort and is not exaggerating or magnifying symptom complaints. While the field of neuropsychology has identified that factors, such as effort and motivation, can significantly interfere with correct interpretation of self-reported symptoms and test scores, evaluation methods for other psychological conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD… CONTINUE READING

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