Trial 1 Versus Trial 2 of the Test of Memory Malingering: Evaluating Accuracy Without a “Gold Standard”

@article{Mossman2018Trial1V,
  title={Trial 1 Versus Trial 2 of the Test of Memory Malingering: Evaluating Accuracy Without a “Gold Standard”},
  author={D. Mossman and Dustin B Wygant and R. Gervais and K. Hart},
  journal={Psychological Assessment},
  year={2018},
  volume={30},
  pages={74–85}
}
This study examines the accuracy of the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), a frequently administered measure for evaluating effort during neurocognitive testing. In the last few years, several authors have suggested that the initial recognition trial of the TOMM (Trial 1) might be a more useful index for detecting feigned or exaggerated impairment than Trial 2, which is the source for inference recommended by the original instruction manual (Tombaugh, 1996). We used latent class modeling (LCM… Expand
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