Performance of children on symptom validity tests: TOMM, MSVT, and FIT.

  title={Performance of children on symptom validity tests: TOMM, MSVT, and FIT.},
  author={Nina Blaskewitz and Thomas Merten and Norbert Kathmann},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  volume={23 4},
Symptom validity testing is a major topic in the field of neuropsychological research, but until now, few studies focus on effort testing in children. Three symptom validity tests (SVTs), the Medical Symptom Validity Test, the Test of Memory Malingering, and the Fifteen Item Test plus several standard neuropsychological tests were administered to 73 German-language school children from 6 to 11 years. Participants were either instructed to give full effort or to follow a malingering scenario. It… CONTINUE READING
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