Detection of Malingering During Head Injury Litigation / Edition 1

Detection of Malingering During Head Injury Litigation / Edition 1

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by Cecil R. Reynolds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306456559

ISBN-13: 9780306456558

Pub. Date: 10/01/1997

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Neuropsychologists and forensic psychologists have long lacked a systematic, scientific means of assessing head injury cases, of distinguishing those plaintiffs whose pain and suffering is real and deserves just compensation from those who are simply faking it. Cecil R. Reynolds and his expert contributors provide the first definitive work on this subject, focusing on

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Neuropsychologists and forensic psychologists have long lacked a systematic, scientific means of assessing head injury cases, of distinguishing those plaintiffs whose pain and suffering is real and deserves just compensation from those who are simply faking it. Cecil R. Reynolds and his expert contributors provide the first definitive work on this subject, focusing on problems that beset clinicians who are called upon to evaluate head injuries in civil courts. They describe the major malingering detection techniques currently in use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306456558
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Series:
Critical Issues in Neuropsychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Did You Think It Was Gonna Be Easy? Some Methodological Suggestions for the Investigation and Development of Malingering Detection Techniques; D. Faust, M.A. Ackley. The Significance of Base Rates, Test Sensitivity, Test Specificty, and Subjects Knowledge of Symptoms in Assessing TBI Sequelae and Malingering; W.D. Gouvier, et al. Detection of Malingering Using Forced-Choice Techniques; J.M. Gutierrez, R.C. Gur. The Malingering of Memory Disorder; J.M. Williams. Detecting Malingering on the Luria-Nebraska Battery;C.J. Golden, C. Grier. Detection of Malingering and Invalid Test Results Using the Halstead-Reitan Battery; R. Reitan, D. Wolfson. Feigning of Head Injury Symptoms on the MMPI-2;D.T.R. Berry, J.N. Butcher. Clinical Detection of Malingering; L.T. Hartlage. Common Sense, Clinicians, and Actuarialism in the Detection of Malingering During Head Injury Litigation; C.R. Reynolds. Index.

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Detection Of Malingering During Head Injury Litigation 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was very grateful to find this book after numerous cases such as this. This book gives useful advice and strategies for ethical and wise practice.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book clearly addresses the problem of malingering when litigation is a factor. Throughout the book, the constant theme is the appropriate diagnosis of true head injury. Reynolds and his contributors raise the ethical standards for the assessment of malingering