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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symptom Validity Assessment and Malingering

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ISBN-10: 0826109152

ISBN-13: 9780826109156

Edition: 2012

Authors: Shane S. Bush, Dominic A. Carone

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List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword Manfred
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Historical Perspectives on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Symptom Validity Assessment, and Malingering
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (Concussion)
Malingering
Recent Trends in MTBI and Malingering
Summary and Conclusions
References
Appendix 1.1
Appendix 1.2
The Role of Clinical Judgment in Symptom Validity Assessment
Clinical Judgment Strategies for Detecting Malingering
Efficacy of Clinical Judgment in Detecting Invalid Test Results
Impediments to Clinical Judgment in Assessing Malingering
Conclusions
References
Ethical Considerations in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases and Symptom Validity Assessment
Ethical Ideals and Decision Making
Ethical Issues
Examiner Deception
Patient Populations, Evaluation Context, and Examiner Bias
Conclusions
References
Differential Diagnosis of Malingering
Sherman Definitions of Malingering
Underlying Concepts and Constructs
Diagnostic Criteria for Malingering
Differential Diagnosis
Malingering Versus Bona Fide Impairment
Conclusions
References
Noncredible Explanations of Noncredible Performance on Symptom Validity Tests
What Do Neuropsychological and Effort Tests Measure?
Alternative Attempts to Explain Effort Test Failure
Poor Effort in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Diagnoses
Malingering in Clinical and Forensic Contexts
The "Unconscious" Explanation for Effort Test Failure
Conclusions
References
Providing Feedback on Symptom Validity, Mental Health, and Treatment in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Initial Contact With the Patient
Ancillary Issues
Other Potentially Challenging Feedback Topics
Conclusions
References
Appendix A
Research and Symptom Validity Assessment in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (Concussion): General Overview
Symptom Validity Assessment Research in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Conclusions
References
Freestanding Cognitive Symptom Validity Tests: Use and Selection in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Brief History of Freestanding Cognitive Symptom Validity Tests
Selection and Use of Symptom Validity Tests
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Litigation/Compensation, and Freestanding Cognitive Symptom Validity Tests
Types of Freestanding Cognitive Symptom Validity Tests
Conclusion
References
Use of Embedded Cognitive Symptom Validity Measures in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Forms of Embedded Indices
Individual Embedded Effort Indicators
Combining Embedded Effort Indices
Conclusions
References
Psychological Assessment of Symptom Magnification in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Psychological Inventories to Assess Symptom Exaggeration in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Conclusions
References
Strategies for Non-Neuropsychology Clinicians to Detect Noncredible Presentations After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Specific Symptom Validity Methods for the Non-Neuropsycholo-gist
Conclusion
References
Assessing Noncredible Attention, Processing Speed, Language, and Visuospatial/Perceptual Function in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Processing Speed
Language
Visuospatial/Perceptual
Conclusion
References
Assessing Noncredible Sensory, Motor, and Executive Function, and Test Battery Perfomance in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
Motor/Sensory
Executive Functions
Neuropsychological Test Batteries and Discriminant Functions
Clinical and Research Implications
References
Functional Neuroanatomical Bases of Deceptive Behavior and Malingering
Functional Imaging Studies of Deception and Malingering
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Appendix 14.1
Cognitive Performance Validity Assessment in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Physical Pain, and Posttraumatic Stress
Cognitive Performance Validity Testing: A General Overview
Cognitive Performance Validity Testing in Selected Populations
Summary and Discussion
Conclusions
References
Symptom Validity Assessment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases in Disability and Civil Litigation Contexts
Ethics and Role Boundaries
Types of Disability Cases
Private Disability and Civil Litigation Cases
Conclusion
References
Symptom Validity Assessment and Sports Concussion
Symptom Assessment
Postural Stability Assessment
Cognitive Assessment
Conclusion
References
Symptom Validity Assessment of Military and Veteran Populations Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Military and Veteran Populations
Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Benefits and Incentive for Dissimulation
Prevalence of Dissimulation in Military and Veteran Populations
Standard of Practice
Accuracy in Diagnosis and Documentation
Providing Education and Feedback Regarding Invalid Results
Conclusions
References
Symptom Validity Assessment With Special Populations
Assessment of Effort in Pediatric Populations
Symptom Validity Assessment of Older Adults With Cognitive Decline
Symptom Validity Test Performance by Patients With Other Neurological Impairment
Assessment of Effort in Patients With Psychiatric Conditions
Conclusions
References
Index